Prez Akufo-Addo tours Bono East, Bono and Ahafo regions
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will from (today) Tuesday, September 8, 2020 begin a six-day working visit to the Bono East, Bono and Ahafo Regions, the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said.
Speaking at a presence conference in Kumasi today, the Minister noted that the President will begin his tour at Basa, in the Sene East constituency of the Bono East Region before heading to Tuobodom in the Techiman North constituency
“Today, Tuesday he will spend some time in Basa and then Kajaji, interacting with chiefs and people and inspecting ongoing projects. He will commission a warehouse in Kwame Danso by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture which is an additional warehouse to the 50 built to support the food security agenda for his government. As part of the 1d1f program, 232 factories out of the targeted 260 are at various stages of completion. This morning he will inspect the Amantin Agro-processing factory. 76 factories are already working under this bold initiative of the President.
“The Attebubu-Kwame Danso-kojokrom road under the year of roads program is to have its share of road construction. The President will cut sod and hand it over to contractors as part of his tour. Then in Techiman, Mr President will as he usually does open up for accountability to the media at classic FM,” he said.
In day two of his visit, the President will cut sod for the construction of Tuobodom town roads, attend a durbar and inspect the ongoing construction of the Regional Coordinating Council in Techiman South and North.
On Thursday 10th September, President Akufo-Addo will inspect ongoing construction of various educational facilities under the Senior High School Intervention Projects at Sunyani Senior High School in Sunyani East and West. He will then inspect the Baanafo-Zezera Adamsu ongoing road construction in Jaman South and visit the WEDDI Africa Tomato Processing Factory and Agro Farms in Berekum West.
The President will continue his tour on Friday, 11th September with the inspection of ongoing rehabilitation of 15km New Dormaa Yawhima road among others and will attend a durbar of chiefs and people of Odumase Kwatire and Adentia Badu.
On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September, President Akufo-Addo will commission and inspect ongoing projects in Tano North, Tano South, Asutifi North which includes the commissioning of a 68-bed ward doctor’s accommodation and children’s ward at Kenyasi Government Hospital.
In the Ahafo region, President Akufo-Addo will attend durbars, commission a business Resource Centre in Goaso, cut sod for the construction of a 30 bed polyclinic in Mim and inspect ongoing construction of roads in Sankore before wrapping up his tour.
Throughout the tour the President will use the opportunity to hear first-hand from the people and commit to the remaining parts of his administration’s agenda.