Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has commissioned a 56.4 kilometer road project at Kadjebi in the Oti Region.
The Project which is part of the Eastern Corridor Road Project forms part of the Government of Ghana and Synohydro Corperation Limited of under the Sinohydro Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA).
The vice President cut sod for the construction of the road in December, 2019, as part of government grand agenda for road infrastructure upgrade
“On Thursday, 8 September, I commissioned the Jasikan-Dodo Pepesu Road (56.4 km) project in the Oti Region, at Kadjebi. I cut the sod for the construction of this road in December 2019.
“This road is an Engineering and Procurement Contract (EPC) between the Government of Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited of China under the Sinohydro Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA).”he added.
The vice president noted how critical the road project is for the development of the eastern part of the country.
“This critical project is part of the Eastern Corridor road which links the southern parts to the northern parts of Ghana and also neighbouring countries. The commissioned section links towns such as Kadjebi, Menuso, Dzindziso, Poase Cement, Koto Nkwanta, Ahamasu, Dodi Papase, and Dodo Pepesu.”he said.
The vice president used the opportunity to give update on similar projects on going in eartern corridor.
“Aside the Jasikan-Dodo Pepesu road, works are ongoing on some other roads like the Asikuma Junction-Kpeve, the Have-Hohoe- 53.5km, Hohoe-Jasikan section- 30km, the Nkwanta-Oti Damanko- 50.3km up to Kpassa. Construction of the Oti Damanko- Yendi- 94km is ongoing, as well as Yendi-Gbintri- 113km.” he posted.
The government as part of ‘Year of Roads’ agenda cut sod for the construction of major road projects in the country, with the Eastern corridor roads being part of the lots.
The roads are being constructed in phases along with several other projects.