The Minister for Information, Hon. Daniel Botwe has cut sod at two ceremonies at Agona Nkwanta and Effia-Kwesimintim in the Western Region to start work under the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme (GSCSP).
The ceremonies were towards the reconstruction of a 2.1 Kilometer Road which stretches from the Agona Nkwanta Roundabout through Domeabra to the SSNIT Quarters as well as from Damtse Junction to the Damtse Community in Agona Nkwanta in Ahanta West.
At the Effia-Kwesimintim Municipality, the construction of 850 metres 4.5 metres by 1.5 metres storm drain from Anaji Choice Mart to I. Adu, also, the construction of a three cell three (3) metres by 2. 5 metres box culvert at Effia and a two-cell three (3) metres by 2.5 meters box culvert at Bankyease and 150 metres storm drain, and the construction of two-storey 57 Unit Lockable shops and four offices at Kwesimintim, as well as the paving of Kwesimintim lorry station.
The Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) through the Government of Ghana received funds from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme (GSCSP).
The programme was being implemented in 25 Municipalities but was expanded by the sector Minister last year to 35 Municipalities.
Effia-Kwesimintim has been a beneficiary of the GSCSP since its inception in 2019, while Agona Nkwanta is one of the additional 10 Municipalities to also benefit from the programme for the first time.
Source: Public Relations Unit (MLGDRD)