Ms Justina Owusu-Banahene (middle), Bono’s regional minister, addressing reporters during the media engagement
Bono Regional Minister Justina Owusu-Banahene called on the chiefs and people of the region to help her build on the achievements of her predecessors.
According to her, there were several untapped tourist attractions in the region that should be developed to generate income for the development of different neighborhoods and municipalities.
Ms Owusu-Banahene, who was speaking during her first media interaction in Sunyani last Wednesday, also pledged to work with the media to improve the overall development of the region.
She mentioned Menji Crocodile Pond and Hani Archaeological Site in Tain District, Duasiden Monkey Sanctuary in Dormaa Central Municipality and Nchiraa Waterfall in Wenchi Municipality as some of the attractions. untapped tourist attractions in the region.
“There are so many potential tourist sites in the region that need to be developed to improve revenue mobilization,” Ms. Owusu-Banahene said.
During the interaction, issues regarding improving sanitation, safety, education, health, and roads were discussed, and the minister sought media support to help her. to achieve its goals.
Media professionals urged the minister to work hard to complete all the projects launched by her predecessors.
They also called for a lasting solution to the problems of sanitation, health, safety and education, among other challenges facing the region.
They advised the minister not to surround herself with people whose attitudes and actions could cause discrimination and disunity among residents of the region.
Responding to questions, Ms. Owusu-Banahene acknowledged that everyone’s support was necessary for the achievement of the region’s development aspirations.
She promised to welcome suggestions, ideas and views from the public geared towards the development of the region.
“My doors are always open to all stakeholders who have the development of the region at heart, and I encourage the public to support me with ideas for the progress of the region,” Ms. Owusu-Banahene said.
She called on reporters to use their various platforms to educate residents to take care of all government property.