Roads Minister, Asenso-Boakye donates GHc10,000 to the Buzstopboys initiative

The Minister for Road and Highways, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye, has made a personal donation of GHc10,000.00 to support the initiative of the Buzstopboys. 

Buzstopboys is a group of intellectuals promoting a clean, green environment through patriotism, volunteerism and selflessness. They focus on “changing society’s mentality by inculcating the spirit of collective responsibility towards national development.” 

Donating to the group in his office, when the group paid a courtesy call on him upon his invitation, Hon. Asenso-Boakye said the group’s initiative has a “direct bearings on the provision of infrastructure in the country.”

“One of the main reasons we experience flooding in our country is because our drainages are always silted and lose their capacity to absorb water. So, when I was the work that they are doing, I felt they needed to be encouraged,” the Minister noted. 

He said his Ministry will collaborate with the group to look for innovative ways to tackle the flooding menace which is destroying our road infrastructure. “Development is a shared responsibility.”

As the government plays its part, individual must also play their part, the Minister emphasized. On this part, the Founder and leader of the group, Oheneba Kojo Sarfo said meeting the Minster of Roads and Highways has inspired them and given the group “a clear sign that our activities are being seen by a lot of honourable people in our society”. 

“We believe that for every nation to develop and progress citizens must take up the challenge of fronting problems within their reach and solve them through patriotism,” he said.


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