Tema West Assembly Showcases Works

Adwoa Amoako

THE TEMA West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) in the Greater Accra Region has held its maiden meet-the-press event to demystify numerous ongoing developmental projects under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.

In a presentation, the Municipal Chief
Executive (MCE), Adwoa Amoako, said the assembly was constructing a two-storey
12-unit classroom block at Lashibi and Adjei-Kojo, including the construction
of a fence wall at Lashibi, Baatsona and Kotobabi.

Mrs. Amoako said other projects awarded on
contracts included the construction of two-storey
health directorate office complex at Sakumono, two-storey 12-unit classroom block
at Kotobabi School Complex, community library at Community 14, three-unit
classroom block, renovation of existing blocks at Mangoase Daycare Centre,
construction of boys’ dormitory for the Community Day SHS (E-Block) at
Community 14, among others.

She pointed out that the assembly had completed
the Klagon TMA Junior High School (JHS), Old Lashibi Primary/Old Lashibi JHS,
Star Primary/JHS at Community 5, and Tetteh Ocloo State for the Deaf.

“The assembly will soon open an additional senior
high school at Sakumono (E-Block) to enhance education in the municipality,” she

Touching on revenue mobilization, the MCE said
the assembly set a revenue target of GH¢17,530,874.39,
adding that the assembly had been able to realize GH₵4,178,871, representing IGF, with GH¢2,136,792.24 for
grants, representing a 36.03 per cent for the year.

She mentioned that through the GAMA projects, a
contract has been awarded for a box culvert drainage works at Kanawu Letap
area, Adjei-Kojo Top Oil, drain construction to link Communities 5 and 6 around
the Crismon Hotel and construction of a box culvert from celebrity Golf Park to
link Sakumono.

She added that the assembly had been
undertaking some grading and soft improvement works at Adjei-Kojo, Sun City,
Global Station Borteiman, Kanawu Station roads, Lashibi Community 17 Assemblies
of God Green FM roads, Timber Market Banxy School area roads and some selected
inner roads in Communities 2, 5 and Sakumono.

The MCE said the assembly had also awarded
contracts for the dualisation of Nungua Barrier to Tema Community 3 road,
surfacing of some selected roads in Communities 2 and 5 inner roads, including
the SSNIT flat road.

From Vincent Kubi, Tema