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Asokwa MCE Breaks Ground For Construction of Ahinsan Road, Town Center ComplexpComplexpp

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The Asokwa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Chief Akwannuasah Gyimah on Friday together with the MP for Asokwa, Madam Patricia Appiagyei  as well as the Chiefs of Asokwa and Ahinsan broke the ground for the construction of a 620 meter road linking the Old Ahinsan to the Ahinsan Estate Community.

The road project, the MCE noted was part of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme by the World Bank awarded to Asokwa Municipality as well as 34 others in Ghana due to their prudent and transparent administrative environment.

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He disclosed that in Ghana, 35 out of the 216 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) are beneficiaries of the World Bank  Support Programme.

“We are happy that Asokwa is currently enjoying from the Phase Three of the Secondary Cities Project and apart from this road construction we are also a beneficiary of a three storey facility named the Asokwa Town Center which will house a 200 seater conference hall, some banking halls and other offices to be rented out on completion so that the Assembly could use funds from same to augment its internally generated funds (IGF).


Speaking at the ceremony, Frank Ofosuhene, Project Manager for Avangarde Designs, Consultants for the project commended the Asokwa Assembly and the Chiefs of Ahinsan for doing their part to ensure the project commenced.

He stated that the road project comprises of the construction of drains on the sides, road markings as well as street lights, adding that the contractor M-Gyebi Construction Limited had promised to ensure the road is tarred to the level comparable to any good road elsewhere.

The consultant intimated  that the road project as well as the office complex construction would in total last for nine (9) calendar months.

Mr Ofosuhene however stated that by further discussions, the contractor has assured that by end of December the road would be opened for commercial use so that traffic could be eased on the main Asokwa to Atonsu highway.

“I will urge the Assembly and Chiefs of Ahinsan to continue to engage with residents who are known for engaging in activities that generate saw dust to refrain from doing so close to the project site so that the road could last long”, the Consultant appealed.

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Madam Patricia Appiagyei, Member of Parliament for Asokwa commended the Assembly staff and the Assembly Members for working tirelessly to secure the Secondary Cities Support Programme.

This programme, she noted would help to hasten the pace of development for Asokwa and its residents.

“As MP for Asokwa I promise to continue my efforts of lobbying for more projects to Asokwa so that all communties within the Municipality can get equal share of development”, the MP stated.


Nana Dwumah Ankoana II, Ahinsan Chief commended the MCE and MP for securing the Secondary Cities Project.

He said the construction of the Ahinsan road would help to increase commercial activities and mobility.

“I am happy with what i am seeing today and i am sure this road construction would bring more businesses into my community and create jobs for my youth”, the Chief stressed.

Present at the ceremony was the Regent og Asokwa, Nana Fe-Bamoah and other Chiefs from other communities, Asokwa Assembly Members as well as political heads and NPP MP aspirants including Edmund Kyei and Doctor Nana Yaw Boakye.

Story By Michael Ofosu-Afriyie, 


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