Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has slash the sod for the construction and rehabilitation of Sunyani town streets.
At a vibrant ceremony in Sunyani on Thursday, September 24, 2020, the Vice President was joined by Chiefs and people of the Sunyani Conventional Council for the ceremony to herald the commencement of function.
The venture will assemble and rehabilitate a complete of 29 kilometres of Sunyani cities streets, and it is part of main streets across the state becoming funded less than the Sinohydro settlement the Akufo-Addo authorities signed with Sinohydro Corporation and the Chinese govt.
Talking at the ceremony, Vice President Bawunia mentioned the design and rehabilitation of the Sunyani internal-metropolis streets is aspect of President Akufo-Addo’s vision of enhancing and expanding accessibility to street networks in the region.
“As you are knowledgeable, His Excellency the President has declared 2020 as the calendar year of roadways. Even even though we have experienced some worries because of to the Covid-19 challenges, our target has been to produce great quality roads to the great people today of this state.”
“In truth, there is road construction heading on in each portion of this region, and Sunyani, this time it is your turn.
These functions when concluded, will increase highway entry and increase visitors congestion during the city,” he mentioned.
Dr. Bawumia highlighted the effects of the arrangement on infrastructure growth in the country, incorporating that the NDC attempted everything they could to prevent the arrangement, which he stressed has been useful to Ghanaians.
“When we handed it (Sinohydro Agreement) in Parliament, they even wrote to the International Financial Fund to cease this agreement from using spot following they experienced stated it was 419.”
“Today, we are slicing the sod for the Sunyani inner town roadways. And this is not the only challenge that we are working with underneath this settlement.”
“The Accra inner city roadways are currently being performed, Kumasi interior metropolis streets, Tamale Interchange challenge, PTC roundabout interchange in Takoradi, Adenta-Dodowa twin carriage highway, the Western and Cape Coastline internal metropolis roadways, upgrading of feeder streets in Western and Ashanti, Akim Oda-Ofoase-Ayirebi street, Hohoe Jasikan-Dodo Pepeso highway, etc.”
“If we had listened to the NDC, none of these roadways would have taken position less than the Synohydro agreement.”
“They usually feel in terms of impossibility. We generally believe in conditions of chance. The NDC consider impossibility and if we stick to them, they will leave us at the rear of.”
About eight big suburbs and a overall of 26 communities under these suburbs in the Sunyani Municipality are to advantage from the Sunyani interior town streets.
The main suburbs and their environment where the road design and rehabilitation are to choose place are Agyei Ano (Dr. Berko space streets), Mayfair spot roads, Baakonlaba area roadways, New Town region roadways, Estate internal connection roads, Berlin Best area roads, Penkwase region roads, and Sunyani inner connection roadways.