Akufo-Addo commences five-day tour of Western and Central Regions

President Akufo-Addo will embark from Tuesday 18 August 2020 on a five-day working visit to the Western and Central Regions

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Tuesday 18 August 2020, embark on a five-day working visit to the Western and Central Regions. He is expected to commission projects, cut the sod for the construction of projects, and pay courtesy calls on traditional rulers.

On Tuesday 17 August, President Akufo-Addo will commence his official working visit at Egyam in the Western Region, where he will be inspecting work on the construction of the Ankyernyin-Egyam road.

He will then move to Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira to inspect the Axim Fishing Habour Project.

From Axim, the President will cut sod for construction of the Esiama-Nkroful road at Esiama, in the Ellembelle constituency. He will also inspect ongoing roadworks at Gwira Aiyinase, and to launch the Gwira community mining scheme. He will also cut the sod for a 100-bed capacity district hospital in Shama.

GNPC headquarters

On day two, he will meet with the Regional House of Chiefs at Sekondi; visit the Essiam Bypass and Railway Training School at Essikado, and cut the sod for the construction of the GNPC operational headquarters, at Takoradi, in fulfilment of a 2016 manifesto pledge.

Beginning his tour of the Central Region, on Thursday 20 August, cut the sod for the construction of a landing site and fishing harbour at Elmina in the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem constituency. He will also pay a courtesy call on the Mokwamanhene, in Twifo Praso, and inspect the ongoing construction of the Twifo Praso District Hospital.

Also, in Twifo Praso, the President will also cut sod for a bridge over the River Pra, commission the Ekumfi Fruit Juice Factory, and later visit Gomoa West where he would join the Chiefs to inspect work an ongoing construction of a landing site.

On Saturday, President Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for the construction of the NHIA office in Cape Coast, and attend the ceremony for the launch of the NPP 2020 manifesto.

Wilberforce Asare / Asaase Radio

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