Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA
Tarkwa (W/R), Aug.
14, GNA – The Western Regional Minister, Mr Paul Evans Aidoo has cut the sod
for work to begin on a 10- kilometer road within the Tarkwa Township.
The Project, which
is estimated to cost GH¢16.1 million, is being executed by Justmoh Construction
Limited, a Ghanaian firm, and is expected to be completed in 18 months.
The project, which
is being financed solely by the government involves the reconstruction of
asphaltic overlay, drainage works and exceptional repairs would be done in areas
areas would include Cyanide, Tarkwa Old Hospital, Astoria, Africana Avenue,
Market Low Cost, Nzema Line, Tarkwa Na Aboso, Post Office, Tamso Estate, Old
Town Annex, Duncan Street and Nana Enimil road.
Addressing a durbar
of chiefs and people of Tarkwa- Nsueam Municipality at the Cyanide Park, Mr
Aidoo mentioned poor road network as the major problem facing the region.
He said since the
National Democratic Congress assumed office in 2008, the road situation in the
region had improved immensely.
Minister said, the 94 kilometer road from Tarkwa to Ayanfuri has been
constructed by the government to promote business in the western and southern
part of the region.
He said major roads
in most districts, municipality and metropolitan assemblies across theregion
have seen a phase lift while others are under construction.
The Municipal Chief
Executive, Mrs Christina Kobinah together with the Acting President of Apinto
Traditional Area, Nana Adu Payin expressed joy and noted that completion of the
project would ease the difficulty confronting both drivers and pedestrians.
The Project Manager
of Justmoh construction limited, Mr Eric Danpare promised to complete the
project as planned.