Year of roads: MP cuts sod for 35km asphaltic roads in Okaikoi South



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The Member of Parliament(MP) for the Okaikoi South Constituency, Ahmed Arthur has cut sod for the construction of 3km asphaltic roads in that constituency as part of the “Year of Roads” agenda instituted by the ruling Government.

The project will cover all key and adjoining roads in the constituency to ensure the free flow of traffic and also to better the lives of Ghanaians especially those living in the Accra.

Speaking at the sod cutting event at Bubuashi, the Legislator reiterated that the Akufo Addo-led-government’s aim is to develop all areas of the country to which Okaikoi is not left out.

He maintained that, past and present NPP government has shown full commitment towards development but the NDC government has no record of such.

The project, he said will feature roads around the Bishop Bowers School, through to the Atiko station to Darkuman and then from Ola Balm to wireless and another important roads.

Touching on the party ‘year of roads’ mantra, the MP said his subjects show expect more developmental projects from the government. He was also quick to added the projects is catered for the ‘one million dollars, one constituency’ initiative.

He chided the erstwhile Mills-Mahama regime which according him neglected roads in the constituency leading to the current bad state if the roads. He said, the past NDC government has done virtually nothing as far as development in the constituency is concerned.

Speaking at the same event, Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah lauded the MP’s lobbying prowess which has seen several development projects in the area. The Major also entreated the constituents to retain the President in the upcoming 2020 elections.

He said the former Major and the past government in 2015 looted and shared World-Bank donated funds for Millennium Schools among themselves leaving the schools in a bad shape.

Ghana| Atinkaonline.com| Paul Elorm Norsah