The Hon. Minister made the call during a Three-Day Capacity Building Workshop organized to strengthen the capacity of MMDAs and RCCs in PPP arrangements at the Mensvic Grand Hotel in Accra between 8th and 11th September, 2015. He cautioned that the PPP arrangement was good for the growth of the economy; it could also bring challenges if not properly managed. He added that, Assemblies made sure the partnership would improve the livelihood of the people they served. The Minister further said consideration should also be given to the long term sustainability of such partnerships.
Participants included officers from the Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs), Metropolitan and selected Municipal Assemblies across the country.
In a closing remark, the Chief Director of the Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) Mr Joseph M. Dasanah expressed appreciation to the facilitators and participants. He further alluded that the programme had been worthwhile.
Additionally, a representative from the Public Investment Division of the Ministry of Finance also expressed appreciation to the Local Government Service Secretariat for the initiative. As part of the closing ceremony, the duo took turns to respond to various questions asked by the participants.