Inhabitants of Mankessim can now heave a sigh of relief as the Ministry of Unique Development Initiative, as part of its $1million for each constituency undertaking, is developing a drainage and other ancillary amenities to avoid flooding every time it rains.
The team from the Ministry of Particular Growth Initiative led by the sector minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has been inspecting the 780-metre drainage facility which connects Anarfo, a suburb of Mankessim to other adjoining communities in the Mfantseman Municipality.
The drainage system will also have two bridges which will link to the major Mankessim sector and also provide as obtain highway for automobiles.
The redevelopment of the Mankessim Current market into a contemporary 1 which is part of the challenge will also enable decongest the previous market.
Quite a few residents of Mankessim aside from shedding their items to floods have to continue to keep vigil and also expend times with family members and buddies anytime there is a hefty downpour.
For these inhabitants, the building of the drainage will come as a large relief.
Elvis Otoo and Dora Anaman, the two people of Mankessim have specified authorities superior marks for the intervention.
“We are unquestionably pleased that this task has taken off. Now we can rest each time it rains. Whenever it rained we had to transfer from our homes and put up with friends and other household associates in other regions,” Elvis states.
Minister for Unique Development Initiative, Mavis Hawa Koomson, is optimistic that the first phase of the challenge would be accomplished in July.
She, even so, debunks speculations that it was the erstwhile administration that sought the resources for the intervention.
“This is a undertaking funded from the $1million, one particular constituency fund from my ministry. The MP and the Assembly all agreed that this is a person of their complications and they consider if we channeled their cash in direction of this undertaking, it would assist.
“It will be a shame for everyone to assert that this undertaking is currently being accomplished with funds procured by the erstwhile Mahama administration.
“There are much more initiatives that are currently being finished employing the $1million, just one constituency cash,” she explained.
For the MP for Mfansteman, Ekow Quansah Hayford, the building of the drainage will be a big reduction to him as he will no for a longer time have to take a look at the spot when it rains.
“With this challenge, I will not only snooze, I will snore,” he stated.
It is anticipated that the existing intervention will help relieve the fears of inhabitants when it rains.