Government To Upgrade Dunkwa- Twifo Praso-Assin Fosu Road (C/R)

A pre-commencement meeting has been held for the construction of 20 kilometres Dunkwa- Twifo Praso-Assin Fosu Road.


The 18 months Cocoa Road Project is to begin in 14 days time. The contractor, Nana Kwesi Bosomefi of MAWUMS Construction Limited who held a meeting with the authorities of Twifo-Atti Morkwa District Assembly was also sent to site to determine where to start and where to end.


Mr. Owusu Sekyere Antwi, the Regional Director of Ghana Highways Authority said in road construction the need for materials was indispensable and such materials had to come from the area of the project.


He was happy about the presence of the paramount chief of Atti-Morkwa Traditional Area in the meeting. He commended the contractor and assured the gathering of a timely delivery of the project.


He again added that all communications should be channeled through the Regional Highways Director. He however, said development projects along the road would be affected and called on Town and Country Planning Department to act quickly on it.


Oseadeyo Kwesi Kenin III pledged his support for the project and assured the contractor of giving him all the necessary assistance needed. He promised to make all customary rites before the commencement of the project.


Hon. Bossman Osei Hyiamang Jnr in his speech said the previous NDC started this project and would to be completed by the same party.


He added that the district was among the highest producers of cocoa and was necessary that it benefited from Cocoa Road Project. He said he felt ashamed when he saw GPRTU staff working on the road to ensure their safety but expressed happiness that there would be light at the end of the tunnel.


Source: ISD (Matilda Ansah)


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