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By Isaac Newton Tetteh
Bawaleshie(GAR) August 19- The Kpone katamanso Municipal directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified education on Social Auditing to whip up citizens interest in government projects within their localities.
In an interview with Gitficonline.com on the side line of a social auditing event held at Bawaleshie withing the kpone katamanso municipallity of the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Seth Sotie Kpone Katamanso Municipal Director( NCCE) noted that the NCCE would continuely update residents with relevant information to help them appreciate efforts made by government to develop their various communities.
He further explained that the concept of the social auditing was to encourage residents to own and be part of government projects within their communities
According to him resident could also demand for accountability from authorities when they own the projects
Mr. Sotie reiterated that, the National Commission for Civic Education would at all times performe it duty by educating the residents on what their rights were.
The Municipal director also revealed that the NCCE would frequently engage the residents, solicit their concerns and channel such concerns to the appropriate quarters.
‘Let us all get involved to build a strong and successful country for all citizens and future generations’ he added.
Meanwhile a five member committee was formed to monitor and supervise some ongoing school project within the Hebron Electoral Area.
The Social auditing program forms part of activities captured in the Anti- Rule of Law Accountability and corruption program. (ARAP) by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in collaboration with the European Union (EU) to fight corruption.
Present at the occasion was Assembly member for the area Mr. George Ahingua, Traditional authorities in the area, youth groups and opinion some leaders among other dignitaries within the kpone Bawaleshie community.
The gitficonline.com observed that all covid 19 protocols was observed to help curb the spread of the virus.