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Mamprugu roads will improve-Roads minister assures Nayiri

The bad road network in the Mamprugu traditional area will soon be a thing of the past, Roads and highway minister, Mr Kwasi Aamoako-Attah has assured.
By the end of 2018, the people of Mamprugu area, Mr Amoako-Attah said, will have their town and major roads accessible to enhance economic activities.
Mr. Amoako-Atta who gave the assurance at a durbar of chiefs and people at the Nayiri palace, said a better road network in the area will improve the citizens living conditions, adding that the government is committed to the sector. The Mamprugu traditional area Mr Amoaku-Atta noted has not seen anything yet. Before the president first term ends in 2020, the people of Mamprugu will witness a massive improvement of their roads,.he continued,
Cataloging work so far in the area, Mr Amoaku-Atta said 11.4 million Ghana cedis have been earmarked for Nalerigu town roads. The 5 km Walewale township roads which are under construction he said will  cost another 13.3million cedis.
 Work is also going on the on Gambaga township roads at the cost of 13.3 Million cedis.
All contracts the roads minister explained are expected to wind up within 18 months time (July 2019).
The River Nyagomli bridge which was caving in the minister said was temporally addressed  with a metal bridge. “Government has a permanent solution which is to make it concrete. Procurement authority has approved it,” he said.  “Other road constructions in the area are waiting for the go ahead from government.  It is before Parliament for approval and it is my hope that it will be approved before Parliament goes on recess.”
Mr Amoaako-Atta whose ministry is key in the development of the country has for the past two days accompanied the president on his visit to the northern region explaining to the people what government is doing to put the road sector in Ghana in good shape.


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