December 25, 2014

Employment and Labour Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu has commended the level of religious tolerance of the people of Dalogyili a farming community in the Tamale Metropolitan assembly.

He said it was exhilarating to see such a high level of tolerance existing between the various religious groups in the community.

That, he noted, demonstrated a high sense of maturity on the part of the leadership of the religions groups, which was important for unity and development in the area.

Haruna Iddrisu who is also the Member of Parliament for Tamale South said this when he joined deprived children and Christian families of Dalogyili, Fuoshegu and Adubiliyili all in his constituency at separate ceremonies to celebrate this year’s Christmas.

He presented assorted drinks, bags of rice and an amount of GHC1,500 to them to help them celebrate the Christmas.

The Tamale South MP assured the inhabitants that the government is working very hard to address the challenges that have confronted the nation.

He said the extension of electricity to the community and the commencement of some road projects in the area to link up with Tamale is a demonstration of government’s commitment to open up the area and bring development and prosperity to them.

In a related development, Haruna Iddrisu has supported displaced traders of the Tamale Aboabo Market fire incident with an amount of GHC21,000.00 to help them reconstruct their market stores.

He made the donation when he led his constituency executives to visit the affected victims to solidarise with them.

The Tamale Aboabo market has been placed under a 6pm curfew by the Northern Region police command after fire gutted the grain market destroying properties of traders worth millions of Ghana cedis.

The assured the traders that government will not leave them to their fate and that they will be given the necessary support to bring their businesses back to life.