President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday, October 12, 2019 inspected ongoing construction of 10 kilometres of roads in Nkawkaw, Eastern Region, he commended the contractor, Messrs Berock Ventures Limited for a good work done and urge the contractor to complete the work on schedule.
The road construction works entailed the bituminous surfacing of Nkawkaw SHS-Domeabra Road (1.97kms); Agyakwa Hospital Road (1.6kms); Betrams-Asuogya Road (2.1kms); Adoagyiri/White House Road (1.98km); ADB-Assembly Road (0.5kms).
In addition are; Residency Road (2.2kms); Mococo Street (0.6kms); and Krofrom Street (0.7kms).
The President in the company of the Minister of Road and Highway, Eastern Regional Minister, Regional Director of the Department of Urban Road commended the Contractor for a good work done and urge that the work is completed on schedule.
In the brief by the Regional Director of the Department of Urban Road, Mr. Kofi Nti Appiagyei, he mentioned the 10km road project was expected to be completed by 21st March 2020 of which bituminous sealing works have commenced with 1.2km completed.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfuor, who led President Akufo-Addo in the inspection of road work mentioned that these roads upon completion will improve road network connectivity, accessibility, as well as significantly reduce traffic congestion thereby improving travel time and the safety for road users and the hauling of goods and services.