Nana Begins Western North, Ashanti, Eastern Region Tour Tomorrow


President Akufo-Addo would begin another round of his tour of the country tomorrow.

This time round, the eight-day working visit would see him visiting the Western North, Ashanti and Eastern regions of the country.

The President is expected to commission a number of projects, break ground for new ones and call on traditional authorities.

A release from the presidency indicated that on the first day of his tour which begins tomorrow, he is to meet and inaugurate the Regional House of Chiefs, and cut sod for the construction of their Office complex at Sefwi Wiawso.

He will also commission the fourth distribution centre of Fly Zipline, and proceed to launch the Cocoa Rehabilitation programme.

At Akontombra, he will inspect a rice factory, and cut sod for construction of the Akontombra-Dadieso road and Cocoa Station.

The second day of his tour of Western North will begin in Enchi, with the sod cutting for the commencement of construction of the Enchi-Elubo road in the Aowin constituency, and an inspection of the Feeder Roads office complex in Enchi.

President Akufo-Addo is then expected to proceed to the Suaman constituency to inspect work on the Dadieso town roads.

At Bodi, he will inspect the progress of work on the Bodi-Ahebianso road and the Regional Health Directorate building.

He will depart Bodi to inspect work on the Benchema-Nkwanta to Osei Kwadwo road, and cut sod for the construction of a Waste Recycling and Compost Plant at Benchema Nkwanta in the Juaboso constituency.

Day three of the tour will see the President cut sod for the Sefwi Wiawso Market Expansion Project to begin.

He will also inspect the Model School Project at Awaso in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai constituency, and commission a Science Laboratory at Queens Girls SHS and end the tour with an inspection of the Bibiani Town Roads Project.
Ashanti region

He will then proceed to the Ashanti region on Monday, September 28, where he will begin his three-day tour of the region with a visit to UNIJAY Factory under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative at Asokwa.

President Akufo-Addo will proceed to inspect the ongoing expansion project at the Kumasi Airport followed by a call on the Asantehene, Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia palace.

From there, he will move to inspect the construction of the Military Hospital at Afari in the Atwima Nwabiagya constituency, and conduct a brief inspection of the Tanoso-Abuakwa road.

He will commission a Waste Recycling and Compost Plant at Bosomtwe and end the first day of his tour of the region with the commissioning of the Kasapreko Water, Juice and Soft Drinks Factory under the 1D1F programme at Kwadaso.

Day two of his tour in the Ashanti Region will start with the commissioning of a number of projects at Apraman MA Basic School in the Nyiaeso constituency and later commission a 12-Unit classroom block at Juaso SHTS, inspect work on the construction of the town roads there; inspect work on a Pork Processing Factory under the 1D1F programme, and a Fertilizer Processing Factory also under the 1D1F at Asankare in the Asante Akim South constituency.

He will then move to inspect the Krofa-Brentuokrom-Adomfe road.

At Konongo, President Akufo-Addo will inspect work on the town roads project, commission a 12-Unit classroom block and perform an inspection of a boys’ dormitory project at Konongo Odumase SHS.

He will visit the Rider Factory under the 1D1F industrialization policy and inaugurate the Ghana Tree Crop Development Board at Nhyiaeso to end the day’s work.

On the third day of his visit to the Ashanti region, President Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for the commencement of the first phase of the Kumasi-Obuasi new Standard Guage Railway Line at Asokwa.

He will also inspect the construction of the Maabang town roads, commission the Tepa District Hospital and cut sod for the construction of phase two and three of the Tepa town roads project in the Ahafo-Ano North constituency where he will also commission a warehouse under the One District One Warehouse (1D1W) at Odikrokwanta.

At Mankranso, the President will commission a 6-Unit classroom block, inspect the construction of a boy’s dormitory block at Mankranso SHS and inspect the construction of Mankranso town roads.

Eastern region
The President would arrive in the Eastern region on Thursday, October 1, 2020 with an inspection of the ongoing construction of the Nkawkaw-New Abirem road.

He will cut sod for the construction of the Anyinam District Hospital in Atiwa East, inspect the construction of a Science SHS at Abomoso, cut sod for work on the Kwabeng District Hospital to begin, inspect work on the Osiem-Begoro road and meet with the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs in Koforidua.

He will then commission various GETFUND projects there, and cut sod for a Waste Recycling and Compost Plant.

The final day of the tour will see the President in hometown of Kyebi where he used to be the Member of Parliament (MP) with a courtesy call on the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II and Okyeman Council.

He will later inspect work on the Asamankese-Akoroso road and the Ahyiaemu-Oda stretch, the Akwatia Town roads and the construction of the Akyem-Oda-Amanfopong road in Akyem Swedru.

President Akufo-Addo will end his eight day tour of the three regions with the cutting of sod for work to commence on the Achiase District Hospital.

He then returns to Accra to continue the business of government.

By Charles Takyi-Boadu, Presidential Correspondent


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