As the President of Ghana H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo declared in his Previous Government that 2020 & 2021 would be a year of roads, The Nkoranza North District of Bono East Region has today receive their share, The Regional Minister of Bono East Hon. Akwasi Adu Gyan earlier today 23rd of July,2021(Friday) Cut Sod of Tanoboase-Yefri Road to start in the Nkoranza North District of Bono East Region, This Road pass through Baafi, Kranka and Boana to Yefri.
The Regional Minister came to the Sod cutting with the former member of Parliament Hon. Major Derek Oduro (RTD) of Nkoranza North Constituency, The District Chief Executive Hon. Gifty Akorsah Arthur, Regional Chairman of Bono East in the name of NPP Chairman Tomah and Constituency Chairman in the Nkoranza North plus many and the Regional Feeder roads Director of Bono East Region and the Contractor himself to the site where the Sod cutting took place.
In Hon. Regional Ministers speech, He thank The current President for fulfilling his Promises to construct roads across the Region and stated that the Contract was awarded to J Arthur Complex Company Last Year September but because of the Covid-19 The contractor could not Come to start and further said the contract of this Road from Tanoboase-Yefri is 15.2 Kilometers which the government of Ghana is using an amount of GH₵27, 000,000.00(Two hundred and Seventy billion old Ghana Cedis), So the Communities in the Said area should Cooperate with the Contractor to make his work easier and faster.
Hon. Akwasi Adu Gyan Regional Minister of Bono East Region further said the Road would be tiled one so people do not think it would be a rough One as the contract is been managed by Feeder roads,
Hon. Derek Oduro RTD also talked to the gathering and reminded them back to what He said when he was the member of Parliament at the previous administration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo’s first term but the residents did not believed His words and voted him out of Parliament but because He was the one who bid for this contract, He will make Sure all roads in Nkoranza North District of Bono East Region would be in Good Shape, He again said after this road another contractor would Construct The Road from Bono Manso to Pinihin which Also is 15.5 Kilometers.
Nana Sarpong Kumankoma, who stood in for Nkoranzaman Akwamuhene thanked His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and The Regional Minister and the Honorable Members who came to the Sod cutting and said the Communities where the Road would pass are ever ready to help the Contractor and His workers, He said they have already prepared a place to accommodate the Contractor and His workers.
The Regional Feeder roads Director and the Contractor Mr. Daniel also added salt to the Soup, by asking the Chiefs in the Communities to help them by advising their occupants to be kind to the Contractor and His workers, because those having farms near the road side would be affected.Source: Kwadwo Ofosu Baffoe / RiddimsGhana.com