Hayford O-Akrofi, GNA
Accra, Oct. 19, GNA –
The Ministry of Roads and Highways has awarded a GH¢ 5,599,328.36-contract to
Legcon Ltd, roads and civil works contractors for the rehabilitation of some
roads and drains at the Ablekuma North Constituency.
project involves the rehabilitation and construction of roads and drains at
Tweneboa, Esuapim, Lotus, Cup Plant, Jato Streets and Attoh Maclean Avenue.
Handing over the
project to the contractors at Odorkor-Busia, the Greater Accra Regional
Director of the Department of Urban Roads, Ms. Adwoa Duku urged Legcon Ltd to
execute the project within the 12 months completion schedule.
Ms. Adwoa Duku said
government expected value for money for all contracts awarded and the
Department of Urban Roads was expecting the company to do a good job.
She advised the
contractors to execute the job strictly according to specifications.
In his remarks on
behalf of the Ablekuma North Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Kofi Ofori, the
immediate past Member of Parliament for Ablekuma North said even though Mr.
Appiah started lobbying for the project about two years ago whilst he was the
MP, he did not relent when he left office but pursued it till the project came
During his tenure of
office, the MCE said, he would ensure that most of the roads in the
municipality were fixed and gave the assurance that the Assembly would take
care of most of the flood-prone areas in the municipality.
He said it was the aim
of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government under President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo, to ensure that all road networks in the city were improved to
ensure the smooth movement of goods and services.
The Project Manager of
Legcon Ltd, Mr. Martin Ofosu, who represented the Managing Director promised
that, the company would try to do a good job and complete it ahead of schedule.