Government pledges GHC12.2m for Kumawu roads

Government is expected to construct 5.2 kilometers road in the Kumawu township of the Ashanti Region.

The construction process is to cost the State an amount of GH¢ 12.2 million.

Minister of Roads and Highways, Amoako-Atta, made this known on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Kumawu.

He made the announcement after the Omanhene of Kumawu, Barima Sarfo Tweneboa Kodua, Omanhene of Kumawu Traditional Area, pleaded with President Nana Akufo-Addo to address the road challenge in the area.

The Minister said by June 2020, the roads will be completed.

The roads include Market square link road, Krobo Adusei, Kumawu Anglican Church, he said.

President Akufo-Addo assured the Chief that the three factories expected to be built in the area would be completed.

The President is on a tour of the Ashanti Region.

He was accompanied by the ministers of education, food and agriculture, health, among others.