All things being equal, this year may be the last the people of Akuse in the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency of the Eastern Region, have to contend with its deplorable state of roads, the Minister of Roads and Highways, Hon Kwesi Amoako-Atta has assured.

According to him, the Akuse town roads have received approval and plans are on the drawing board to give the troubled road a facelift before the end of the First Quarter of 2022.

Hon Amoako Atta disclosed this in response to a parliamentary questioned posed by Member of Parliament for Lower Manya Krobo Constituency, Hon Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi, on Friday, March 4, 2022.

Hon Terlabi summoned the Roads Minister to Parliament seeking to know from the Ministry when the Akuse Town roads would be constructed.

“Mr. Speaker, I rise to ask the Minister for Roads and Highways when Akuse Town roads would be constructed,” Hon Terlabi quizzed.

The sector Minister explained that the Akuse Town Roads network within the township has a total length of 8km and is in poor condition.

According to the Minister, “there is no upgrading or rehabilitation programme on the township roads, but the condition and engineering design studies would be conducted by end of the first quarter of 2022 for the upgrading of the roads to bitumen surfacing.

He however noted that, the execution of the intervention will depend on resource allocation under the 2023 budget after due consideration has been given to ongoing commitments.

But the MP said Akuse has a lot of developmental projects, especially the Dam which supply water to most part of the region and Greater Accra.

He urged the government through the Ministry of Roads to expedite action on the project to improve economic activities in Akuse and it’s environs.

The Akuse Dam


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