The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has commissioned a refurbished Children’s Park in Dansoman, Tunga.
The Dansoman Children’s Park became more of a refuse dump than a social gathering ground for children and children who usually use the park continue to endanger their lives, since most of the facilities there have lost their shape and structure.
The MP and Parliamentary Candidate for the Constituency, in ensuring that children in the community have better place to play after school hours, mobilized resources to rehabilitate the Park.
Commissioning the facility yesterday, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful indicated that the once beautiful park had various points and lawns eroded due to poor maintenance.
She noted that most of the playing kits were not in good shape, and the wire fencing, which protects the public playground from stray animals, has also been stolen by unknown persons.
The MP who is also the Minister of Communications, said the refurbishment of the facility has come at an opportune time when the country has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that the since children are at home, it is the time such facilities are needed to help mold the children whilst they are home.
She said the park, when fully completed will have facilities such as Basketball Pitch, Tennis Ball Court and Astroturf parks that will afford the children the opportunity to exercise and learn at the same time.
She explained that aside from the bouncy castle there is also the swing and a basketball court for children to use.
She believes that the refurbishment of the playground would help the kids with their extra curricula activities.
Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful also indicated the importance of playing grounds, and how much it affects the lives of the young ones.
She however indicated that, her decision to refurbish the Children’s park is part of her efforts in giving back to the society and ensuring that children in her constituency are given the best of life.
Ursula Owusu also averred that there is every reason for the people of Ablekuma West to give her and the President another four years to do more.
According to her, every household has benefitted from the good governance leadership by the President, Nana Addo dankwa Akufo-Addo, and that the people have given her all the assurance that in the coming elections they will give the NPP four more to do more for them.
By Prosper Agbenyega