The Member of Parliament representing the people of Tarkwa – Nsuaem on Wednesday, 20th September 2017 cut the sod for the construction of the Nsuta road at Tarkwa in the Western Region.
The 1.6-kilometer road will link the Nsuta junction to Nsuta Township.
The project awarded to Edmac construction is expected to be completed in 90 days.
Hon. George Mireku Duker disclosed this at Nsuta during the sod cutting ceremony. He said funding has been secured for the execution of the project at a cost of Three million Ghana Cedis.
“Roads make a crucial contribution to economic development, growth and bring important social benefits. In order to make a nation grow and develop, roads are of vital status. For these reasons, road infrastructure is one of the most important of all public assets.
In addition, providing access to employment, social, health and education services make a road network crucial in fighting against poverty. Roads open up more areas and stimulate economic and social development” Hon. Mireku Duker stated.
“We need to construct good roads so that agricultural products and minerals can move easily between the producing areas in Nsuta and markets in the surrounding areas. It will also ease the challenge drivers go through when plying the Nsuta township road. Let me assure you that the project would be funded by Ghana Manganese and there wouldn’t be any delays in the execution of project.’’ He said
The Member of Parliament reiterated the fact that the Free SHS that has been launched by his Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo will also go a long way to help the people of Wassa Traditional Area. He thanked the President on behalf of the people of Wassa -Afiase for taking such a bold decision.
The overjoyed inhabitants of Nsuta hailed the Member of Parliament Hon. George Mireku Duker and thanked him for his lobbying skills, saying at long last, “the dust inhaling regime is over”
The sod cutting ceremony was graced by the Municipal Chief Executive, the Chief of Asuoso Traditional area, Nananom, Opinion leaders, Presiding Member of the District Assembly among others.