The New Juaben North Municipal Assembly has held its second batch training for WATSAN Committee Members at Oyoko Ebenezer Methodist church on 16th July,2021.

The New Juaben North Municipal Chief Executive welcome all Committee Members to take the training hard to enrich their knowledge in the handling of the boreholes entrusted into their care to serve the intended purposes for the various communities in the Municipalities.

Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Alhaji Tijani took participants through the Roles and Responsibilities as a WATSAN Committee Member such as Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, care taker and Sanitation Officer.

He said as the Chairman, he or she is the leader of the committee and hold a big responsibilities to make directives of the activities of the work of its members as well as the secretary’s work is to take all minutes of the meetings of the committee and also writing of official letters to their stakeholders.

The treasurer is in charge of the records of all monies collected and savings at bank and also keeps the pass book and the check book, him or her also signs with the chairman to withdraw monies at bank.

The care taker is in charge of selling of the water at various centers of the boreholes as well as the sanitation officers are to make sure the environment of the boreholes are always clean to avoid contamination of the water.

The Municipal Finance Officer, Mr. Alhaji Muntara Alhansan took the members through water sale and management, the borehole and cost of operations and cost of water and how to calculate the selling price of water.

He emphasized that to become a treasure, one should be able to read and write and urge the members to understand because its needs somebody who can read and write.

Mr. Sylvester Owusu, representative from Water and Sanitation explained the different parts of the water systems, Responsibilities of the community, usage Rules, and maintenance of water systems.

The members were inaugurated into office by the Human Resource Officer, Madam Grace Ohene Amponsah on behalf of the Municipal Chief Executive.


Story by;

Elizabeth Ansaah

Municipal Information Officer

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