The Wassa East district has been ranked third among twenty-three districts in the Western Region in a latest performance review undertaken by the Commission on Human and Administrative Justice. This is a significant feat as it moved upward from an eleventh position in its previous ranking.
Director of the Department of CHRAJ in Wassa East, Paul Arthur in an interview with Skyy News said the success is derivative of an inspiration given staff of the department by the District Chief Executive for the area, Wilson Arthur to making the district a model one.
He was thankful for the support and cooperation given him and the department, by the District Chief Executive.
Mr Paul Arthur shared that the department’s resolve to determine issues brought before it, with the utmost professionalism and humanity was a factor to their success.
“Out of the record 65 cases received, only 8 is yet to be resolved. In the past, average cases handled per year was 25. It took 48 outreach sensitization campaigns in schools and churches to increase awareness and interest to get so many cases sent to Daboase”, he said.
He continued that “In the schools, we took pupils and teachers through Anti-corruption laws, and in the churches we treated Interstate Succession Law, PNDC Law 111 and the Wills Act
360. Some communities covered included Timtimhwe, Mpraem, Adiembra, Sekyere Krobo, Sekyere Nsuta, Aboaboso, Kwabaa among other”
Hon. Wilson Arthur expressed appreciation for the team spirit of the department. He assured them of his cooperation in the coming years, so they could surpass their current rank and performance.
Story: Kwabena Mensah