The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has lower sod for perform to commence on the First Stage of the Rehabilitation and Auxiliary Infrastructure of Kumasi Interior Metropolis Street and Adjacent Streets Job.
The design performs will gain six metropolitan and municipal places, including the Asokwa, Kwadaso, Oforikrom, Tafo and Suame Municipalities. Manhyia, Bantama, Nhyiaeso and Subin, all sub – metros within the Kumasi Metro would also benefit from this job.
Addressing the thrilled chiefs and individuals of the Location at Kentenkrono-Nsenie, in the vicinity of Kumasi, on Friday, 13th December, 2019 Vice President Bawumia reiterated Government’s commitment to the provision of infrastructure throughout the country, including the Ashanti location, saying “we are not going to create Inexperienced Ebook streets. These are genuine roads.”
“The development of the whole Ashanti area, in particular Kumasi and its environs, is very pricey to the coronary heart of President Akufo-Addo and his governing administration. Today’s ceremony exhibits the dedication of the Authorities to bettering the problem of the urban highway community in Kumasi and the nation at big.”
Other highway works undertaken in the location because 2017 involve asphalt overlay of 70km of a prepared 200km of roads within Kumasi, envisioned to be concluded in 2020 insignificant upgrading and rehabilitation of 24km of roads completed within Ejisu, Juaben, Ayigya and Effiduase.
“Various contracts for the rehabilitation and upgrading of streets in Buokrom, Kwadaso, Antoa, Effiduase and Ejisu are ongoing. Highway performs are also ongoing in Bekwai and Mampong.
“Procurement for 30km of roadways for the facelift of the Obuasi township are ongoing. Less than procurement also are slight rehabilitation of picked streets in Ejura, Mampong, Offinso and Konongo.
“Works on the Obuasi-Anwiankwanta Street is ongoing as very well as the Mampong Kofiase Highway,” the Vice President mentioned.
As well, the Kumasi Streets and Drainage Extension Undertaking is 35% complete. Below this project, 2km of Sissai River is getting lined and 3.5km of the Lake Highway shall be widened to a 2×2 dual carriageway. In addition, a fashionable transport terminal shall be built at Atonsu. It is expected that a major section of the performs shall be concluded by December 2020.
The location is also anticipated to advantage beneath the Sinohydro Task Phase 1.
“Under the Sinohydro Task Stage 1, Kumasi and Mampong shall gain from 100km of road operates. Operates are expected to start off in early 2020,” he disclosed.
Vice President Bawumia assured that infrastructure, specifically roads, was pretty pricey to the heart of the Akufo-Addo administration.
“The President has declared 2020 as the year of streets and Graduation Certificates to the tune of 6.6 billion cedis have been issued by the Ministry of Finance to the Ministry of Roadways and Highways to undertake the rehabilitation of important roads during the place.”
The Minister for Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Atta, hinted of options to guarantee stricter implementation of highway development contracts, to ensure that contractors are held responsible for shoddy functions. Authorities on its element, will continually perform to supply more roadways throughout the nation, he pledged.
Vice President Bawumia was accompanied by a amount of officers, like Deputy Main of Employees, Francis Asenso Boakye Ashanti Location NPP Chairman Bernard Antwi Boasiako and a range of Ashanti area MPs together with Hon Emmanuel Marfo (Oforikrom) Hon Daniel Okyem Aboagye (Bantama) Hon Kwabena Owusu-Aduomi (Ejisu) Hon Kennedy Kankam (Nhyiaeso) Hon Benito Owusu Bio (Atwima-Nwabiagya North) and Hon Eugene Boakye Antwi (Subin).
Resource: 3information.com | Ghana