Akufo-Addo Tours Greater Accra Dec. 4
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will begin a tour of the Greater Accra Region from Tuesday, 4 December 2018 to Thursday, 6 December 2018.
The tour will take the president to a number of constituencies including Krowor, Tema East, La Dadekotopon, Korle Klottey, Adentan, Okaikoi South, Odododiodoo, Ablekuma South, Ablekuma Central, Anya Sowutuom and Bortianor/Ngleshie/Amanfro. As part of his tour, Nana Akufo-Addo will inspect ongoing projects under the One District-One Factory programme such as Entrance Pharmaceuticals and Research Centre, Sunda, and Everpure.
Other projects include the Tema Motorway Roundabout construction, works on the concrete road at Tema Industrial Area, construction of the Madina-Adentan highway footbridges, the Accra railway construction, construction of the Jamestown Harbour and the construction of 25 affordable housing project.
Nana Akufo-Addo will also inaugurate the Accra Metropolitan Assembly office complex as well as the Accident and Burns Centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and cut the sod for the construction of Tema-Newtown roads. The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who made this known at a media briefing on Sunday said the three day tour will end on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
President Akufo-Addo according to the Information Minister will be using the opportunity to apprise himself of the status of work as well as urging agencies and contractors to ensure diligence and value for money.
“These and the many other projects that the President has inspected or commissioned on the other 9 tours have been funded even in the midst of the limited fiscal space and huge arrears inherited by the Akufo-Addo administration,” MR Oppong Nkrumah said.
The President expects that as outlined in the 2019 budget, the improving fiscal environment and a significant reduction in arrears will afford the administration the opportunity to ramp up more economic infrastructure projects nationwide in 2019 and 2020.