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I won’t deceive chiefs & people of North on roads projects – Roads Minister tells journalists


The Roads and Highways Minister, Mr Kwasi Amoaku-Attah has said he would not look into the faces of the chiefs and people in the north and lied about road projects.

According to him, he represents the president in regions he  visit to inspect projects and dare the media in the northern region to take him on he lied about projects.
He told journalists that he has been directed by the president to hold press briefings in any region he visited  to update the people the status of road network in that region.

‘If I come to Tamale 20 times, I hold press briefing 20 times’ Mr Amoaku-Attah stated.

The Minister whiles presenting the status of roads infrastructure to the media at the regional coordinating council after his five days working to the north stated that he brought prema fancie evidence on roads project executed in Tamale
and that journalists can take him on if he is lying.

The minister who was accompanied by technocrats at the   read a document that appeared to have contained names of areas that are benefiting or have benefited from the year of roads as declared by the president. 

A total of 66kimeter roads within Tamale metro and Sagnarigu municipality he said have seen first code of asphalting.
Works on all roads Mr Amoaku-Attah added  are ongoing adding that the government will keep the contractors on site to see the completion the roads.

The roads, the sector minister said is dear to the heart of the president because roads transport sector constitute almost 98%.

Roads construction and infrastructure according to him, is an ongoing process assuring that there will be forward much on roads infrastructure in the country under president Nana Akufo-Addo’s led government.
The president Mr Amoaku-Attah explained declared 2020 as the year of roads which does not mean other sectors in the economy will be neglected.

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