June 4, 2024

GENDER MINISTRY ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS TO END CHILD MARRIAGE AT NKWANTA NORTH.


On Tuesday, 4th June, 2024, The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), organised consultative workshop on child marriage and harmful cultural practices in the Nkwanta north District of the Oti Region.

The consultative workshop was to sensitise, raise awareness and share information on issues about child marriages and other negative cultural practices that impede the progress of women and girls and relegate them to subservient roles in their communities.

Ms Dakoa Newman, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, in an address read on her behalf, said the 2021 Population and Housing Census revealed that approximately 79,733 girls aged 12 to 17 years were married. Read More


May 20, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE GREEN CLIMATE CLUB LAUNCHED IN OTI REGION


The Ghana Meteorological Service in collaboration with the Oti Regional Coordinating Council have launched The Green Climate Club at Dambai the forecourt of the Oti Regional Coordinating Council on Monday May 20, 2024.

A student advocacy group dubbed “Green Climate Club”, has been launched in ten Senior High Schools in the Oti region to tackle climate change and promote green climate and ensure environmental consciousness in the area. Read More


May 16, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE ORCC INAUGURATION OF INTERNAL, ZONAL AUDIT COMMITTEES OTI REGION.


The Oti Regional Coordinating Council (ORCC) in Dambai inaugurated its audit committee and some four other zonal audit committees of the Health Directorates and Hospitals in the region to enhance the effectiveness of the institutions in the region on Thursday May 16, 2024 at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council.

At the event to mark the inauguration of the committees, the Oti Regional Minister-designate, Daniel Machator, charged the members of various committees to ensure transparency, accountability and good governance as well as financial discipline in the discharge of their duty. Read More


May 13, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON A TRAINING ON THE GUIDELINES FOR 2024 HANDING OVER NOTES.


The Oti Regional Coordinating Council (ORCC) on Monday 13th May 2024 organised a day training workshop for Directors of Administration and Planning officer to boost their skills in preparation of the Handing over note for ensure accountability and transparency ahead of the general election.

The beneficiaries of the regional handing over notes workshop on the tenure from 7th January, 2021 to 7th January, 2025 were drawn from various Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) across the region; thus, directors of administration and planning officers both in the region and the MDAs. Read More


May 7, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE ELECTION OF PRESIDING MEMBER AND CONFIRMATION OF MUNICIPAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR KRACHI EAST.


The Krachi East Municipal Assembly KEMA elected Presiding Member and confirmed its Municipal Chief Executive yesterday Tuesday May 7, 2024 at the oti Regional Coordinating Council conference hall.

The president representative, Mr. Daniel Machator in his remarks appealed to the assembly members to leave partisan issues and hold by the series of engagements he had with them to elect a presiding member and also confirm the Municipal Chief Executive president appointed.

He ended his remarks by urging all the stakeholders of the Krachi East Municipal to rally behind the new MCE for the sake of development if confirmed. Read More


May 3, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE OCCASION OF FIREFIGHTER’S DAY


The Oti Regional Fire Command celebrated their Firefighters’ Day at the Oti Regional Fire Command Dambai, on Friday May 3, 2024 

The President’s Representative for the Oti Region, Daniel Machator, has charged the personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service to be professional and discipline in the discharge of mandate as well as live beyond reproach in the region. Read More


April 24, 2024

All Regional Games: Torch relay ceremony hits Oti Region


Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan has paid a courtesy call on the Oti Regional Minister designate, DSP Daniel Machator (Rtd) at Dambai.

The purpose of the visit was to discuss the upcoming regional games in Oti region and also to create platform for young talents to showcase their skills.

Asamoah Gyan, who is known for his passion for sports development in Ghana emphasized the importance of investing in grassroots sports. Read More


April 23, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON DRIVER AND VEHICLE LICENCE ATHORITY’S VISIT TO OTI REGION


The Chairman of Driver and Vehicle License Authority DVLA paid a courtesy call on the Representative of the President of Ghana for Oti Region Mr Daniel Machator to inspect and validate the piece of land handed over to them for the construction of the Oti Regional DVLA office yesterday Tuesday April 23, 2024 at the Oti Reginal Coordinating Council ORCC.

The president representative, Mr Daniel Machator in his opening remarks welcomed the DVLA entourage and expressed his hope in the presence of DVLA in Oti to solve the challenge of vehicle smuggling in and out of Oti Region. Read More


April 10, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE OTI REGIONAL COORDINATING COUNCIL SENSITIZATION OF STAKEHOLDERS ON PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS PHASE TWO (PFJ2.0).


The Oti Regional Coordination Council (ORCC) in collaboration with the Oti Regional Agriculture Department organized a day stakeholder engagement on Planting for Food and Jobs phase two (PFJ2.0) and also created awareness on the ongoing Farmer Registration exercise in Oti and Ghana at large on Wednesday April 10, 2024 at the ORCC conference hall. Read More


April 8, 2024

SUDDEN DEMISE OF KRACHI EAST MUNICIPAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE


After receiving a notification letter from the Krachi East Municipal Assembly regarding the death of their MCE, the Oti Regional Coordinating Council wish to  announce to the general public about the demise of the Krachi East Municipal Chief Executive honorable Bennard  Aborkugya Mensah Who collapsed  right after his address in an occasion at Dambai College of Education DACE on Friday April 5, 2024.

He was rushed to Worawora Government Hospital and upon arriving at the hospital, he was pronounced dead.

 The cause of his death is undisclosed and according to the family,  his one week observation is scheduled to come off  Wednesday  April 17, 2024 at his family house.

In conclusion, the burial date will be communicated after the one week observation.

Thank you.


March 22, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE OTI REGIONAL COORDINATING COUNCIL 2024 FIRST STAFF DURBAR.


The Oti Regional Coordinating Council organized its first staff durbar for 2024 to welcome a new regional coordinating director and also introduce the staff to the new coordinating director at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council conference hall on Friday March 22, 2024. Read More


March 6, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF 67TH INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVESSARY CELEBRATION IN OTI REGION. SPECIAL


The Oti Regional Coordinating Council organized its 67th Independence Day celebration on Wednesday March 6, 2024 at the Dambai M.A primary school.

The match pass started at 7:40am with six (6) primary schools, five (5) junior high schools, three (3) senor high schools, two cadet corps and three (3) security contingents comprising Ghana Police Service, Ghana Immigration Service and Ghana National Fire Service. Read More


March 1, 2024

SPECIAL REPORT ON THE WORKING VISIT OF THE OTI REGIONAL CARETAKER MINISTER TO DAMBAI.


The  Volta Regional  Minister, Dr Archibald Yao Letsa who also double as the Oti Regional caretaker minister visited Dambai to swear in the two newly confirmed Municipal Chief  Executives MCEs for Krachi West and Nkwanta South Municipals at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council conference hall on Friday March 1, 2024. Read More


February 28, 2024

2024 FIRST QUARTER BUDGET OFFICERS MEETING


The Budget Unit of the Oti Regional Coordinating Council held its First Quarter Budget Officers Meeting on Wednesday February 28, 2024 at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council conference hall to educate Budget officers on the Budget Performance Reporting Template. Read More


February 20, 2024

STAKEHOLDERS MEETING ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT ON THE PROPOSED KETA PORT IN THE VOLTA REGION.


As part of efforts made by the Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority acting on behalf of the Ministry of Transport Ghana to develop the ports of Keta in the Volta Region on the Eastern part of the Ghanaian coastline, a stakeholder meeting was held on Tuesday the 20th of February 2024 on the environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed project at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council, Dambai at exactly 2:00 pm. Participants of the meeting include the Chief Director Issaka Braimah Basintalele, some Heads of Departments of the Regional Coordinating Council and officials of the Coastline and Reclamation Engineering Service Ghana Limited which is a consulting agency for the environmental and social impact assessment for the project.



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