Municipal Chief Executive Community Engagement with the Veterans and Pensioners held on 15th July 2023

Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, has engaged some members of the Ashaiman SSNIT Pensioners and the Veterans Administration of Ghana (VAG) in Ashaiman.

He said the interaction dubbed engagement with the senior citizens formed part of his vision to meet the elderly people within the Municipality.

During the engagement, Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere explained that the move would help the Assembly streamline its programmers to meet the needs and aspirations of all people in Ashaiman.

Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere added that the veterans and pensioners had experiences and in-depth knowledge that could be tapped to enhance rapid development within the various communities in Ashaiman.

He gave the assurance that the Assembly would soon constitute some advisory committees within the various Electoral areas, adding that some members of the veterans and SNNIT Pensioners would be co-opted into the committees to assist in ensuring satisfactory performance.

“As leaders, we needed to be guided by your expertise and rich experiences,” he told the participants.

Hon Albert Boakye Okyere promise he is ready to assist the elderly at all times, including the pensioners, to overcome their challenges. Mr. Emmanuel Harrison Ahiabu, Chairman of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pensioners Association Ashaiman District, expressed gratitude to the MCE and the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly staffs for engaging them.