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‘Be Patient with Gov’t, All Deplorable Roads Will Be Fixed’ – Asenso-Boakye

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Francis Asenso-Boakye, as part of his nationwide tour to obtain first-hand information on the country’s road conditions and the progress of work on some ongoing projects, has assured Greater Accra residents that the government will fix all deplorable roads in the capital.

The Bantama MP admitted that the government is aware of the poor road conditions, especially due to recent downpours and has taken steps to address them and urged Ghanaians to be patient as the administration works to improve the road networks.

“Have patience for the NPP government. We love you very much and so, we have a lot of plans for all Ghanaians, particularly on roads and storm drains,” he said.

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As part of the tour, the minister inspected several road projects in Greater Accra, including Tuba Junction, Aplaku-Red Top, and Black Factory to Otintoh roads in Ga South, the ‘borla’ road in Weija-Gbawe, and various roads in the Anyaa-Sowutuom enclave.

He also inspected the ongoing asphalt overlay project in Okwaikwei North and South and the 50-meter bridge construction over the Densu River linking Old Weija to New Weija.

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The Minister stated that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has spent over ¢300 million on road construction since taking office.

“So, this government has done a lot when it comes to the construction of storm drains, roads and bridges and deserves commendation. And we are the people who can continue and do more for Ghanaians,” he said.

The minister was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Titus Glover, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Roads and Highways, Abass Awolu, as well as directors and engineers of the Ghana.

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