BIA EAST DISTRICT 𝐀𝐒𝐒𝐄𝐌𝐁𝐋𝐘 𝐖𝐈𝐍𝐒 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐆𝐎𝐎𝐃 𝐏𝐑𝐀𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐄 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐒𝐓 ON RECORDS MANAGEMENT AT THE ZONAL CONTEST - KUMASI
The office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JiCA) has trained staff of the Records Management Unit in all 261 MMDAs across the country. The training seeks to ensure effective management of records throughout the lifecycle taking into consideration best practice, LGS protocols and national standards and also ensure uniformity and standardization on records.
The training was clustered in 4 zones for a results-sharing and best-practice contest. The representatives for the central zone (zone 3) were Bosomtwe DA, Afigya Kwabere DA, Bia East DA, Sene East DA, Dormaa Central MA and Asutifi South DA. The contest was in a form of presentation and centered amongst others on whether the practice is positive to run the Records Management Unit (RMU) is applicable to other RMUs and can be regularly implemented in the MMDA, Innovative, unique and aligned with the concept of efficiency/effectiveness guided in the RM Manual (RMM).
At the results-sharing contest, Bia East DA representing the western North Region emerged the ultimate winner in the Zone 3. Bosomtwe DA took the 2nd position, followed by Afigya Kwabere DA and Sene East DA, Asutifi South DA and Dormaa Central MA took the 3rd, 4th and 5th position respectively.
Present at the contest were a Senior Representative (JICA), Mr. Yasuaki Momita; Director of Administration (OHLGS), Mrs. Gloda Asante; Regional Focal Officers and some Senior Staff of the OHLGS.
Working visit by the Presiding High Court Judge for Western North Region, H. L. Justice Kwame Amoako
H. L. Justice Kwame Amoako the Presiding High Court Judge- Judicial Service Western North and Mr. Francis N. Yeboah the administrator for Judicial Service Western North on 20th July, 2023 visited the Bia East District. The purpose was to inspect the newly constructed court for Adabokrom and the bungalow for the Magistrate. Among the inspection team were the Assistant Director I, the District Planning Officer, the Internal Auditor, the District Finance Officer, Social Welfare and Community Development Officer, and Assistant Works Engineer.
On behalf of the Hon. DCE and the DCD, the Assistant Director I made appeal to the Presiding High Court Judge for the usage of the basement of the court by the Assembly for office space for some Departments of the Assembly and consideration of the youths within the district for recruitment.
The Presiding Judge expressed his appreciation over the level of work done on the two facilities and promised to send his report to Her Lordship the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana for the commissioning of the facilities.
WN-RCC and Bia East District Assembly capacity building on KOBOCOLLECT software
Learning, training and development are key to ensuring that the LGS service is equipped to meet present and future needs. In view of this, the human resource department in collaboration with the WN-RCC (environmental health directorate) organized a day training workshop on the software named "KOBOCOLLECT" to help the environmental unit in data collection and reporting.
Bia East District Assembly Organize clean-up exercise
As part of the Bia East Assembly's effort to ensure a clean environment for safe and healthy business environment, Management of the Assembly in collaboration with the various stakeholders organized a clean-up exercise activity in the District capital.
Bia East District Assembly participate in the third edition of the commemoration of the Green Ghana program after its launch by the President of Ghana.
The Bia East District Assembly led by the Hon. DCE joined hundreds of citizens across the District to contribute to planting 10 million trees to mark the Green Ghana Day on 9th of June,2023. under the theme "Our Forests, Our Health" the Hon. DCE underscored the program's importance to the District's socio-economic development and the sustainability of human existence. Present at the ceremony was the District Coordinating Director, the Assistant Director 1, the District Forest Manager, the District Police Commander, NIB, Traditional Leaders, etc.
Bia East District Assembly in collaboration with Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) organizes training workshop for selected applicants on Ghana Jobs and Skills Project (youStart)
The Ghana Jobs and Skills Project is under the Youstart flagship programme of the Government of Ghana. The project is considered as one of the main forms of support for the government’s top priority agenda of upgrading skills among the country’s population, creating more and better-quality jobs, and improving job outcomes for the youth. The World Bank is providing financing and technical support to the Government of Ghana (GoG) for the implementation of the Ghana Jobs and Skills Project. The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) is implementing Component 2.1 of the Project which has the objective of providing Entrepreneurship Training and Competitive Start-up Grants to youth who have the potential to start a business. The project is geared to train 50,000+ youth between the ages of 18yrs to 40yrs across the country. Training for group 1 applicants began on the 8th of May,2023 and ended on the 12th of May,2023 whiles, training for group 2 applicants also began on the 15th May,2023 and ended on the 19th May,2023.
Bia East District Assembly observes this year's Mayday celebration
Staff of Bia East District Assembly and other Government institutions across the District celebrated their version of this year's worker's day in Adabokrom whiles the national event was organized in Bolgatange with the theme "protecting income and pensions in a era of economic crisis; our responsibility"
Deputy Minister of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development, Hon. Augustine Collins Ntim visits Bia East District Assembly
A team led by Hon. Augustine Collins Ntim (MP), Deputy of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development paid a working visit to monitor the level of implementation of the district's Local Economic Development (LED), Ghana Productive Safety Net Project (GPSNP), PERD, DCACT activities and all other government flagship projects in the district.
Bia East District Assembly organizes Sensitisation on Ghana Jobs and Skills Project
The Business Advisory Centre in collaboration with Bia East District Assembly embarked on sensitization on Ghana Jobs and Skills Project . The idea was to educate the youth who has the skills and potentials and were ready to venture into business or become better entrepreneurs. The targeted groups were the youth between 18 years to 40 years. Selected communities included Adabokrom, Kaase, Camp junction, fosukrom and Achiase. The Project is expected to harness the ideas or the skills of vibrant youth to be innovative in business and to create their own jobs to help reduce over burden on government in relation to employment in the civil service sectors.
Bia East District Assembly in collaboration with Ghana school feeding program embarked on monitoring exercise
To ensure that children in the district are served food containing the needed nutrition under the Ghana School Feeding Program, the Bia East District Assembly in collaboration with the District School feeding program coordinator visited some selected schools within the district that are beneficiaries of the program, to ascertain that the food provided by the caterers contains the needed food elements.