Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Seth Kwame Acheampong has entreated the people of Kroboland and the Eastern Region in general to be in readiness for massive investment from both private and public sector now that Accra is virtually congested.
He said the region’s proximity to Accra has made it a potentially viable destination for investors and urged Nananom, Municipal/District Assemblies and other stakeholders to put up a proper plan taking into consideration Sanitation, physical planning as well as sustainable peace.
Hon. Acheampong made this statement when he cut sod for the construction of a 3 storey building Business Resource Center and 1.2km road at Odumase Krobo under the 2020 Urban Development Grant (UDG), component of Ghana Secondary Cities Support Program (GSCSP)
Speaking on behalf of the Paramount Chief of Manya Krobo Traditional Council and the President of Eastern Regional House of Chiefs, His Royal Majesty Nene Sakite II, the Asafoakye of Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Teye Ajisu III expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the President of Ghana, H. E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his commitment to the development of the Kroboland and appealed to the Minister to used his office to ensure that all ongoing projects are completed on scheduled.
In his welcome statement, the Municipal Chief Executive for the area, Hon. Simon Tetteh also thanked the President Nana Akufo-Addo for his commitment to the development of the Municipality and indicated that the two projects which have contract duration of ten months were aimed at improving economic activities of the Municipality and improve the standard of living of the people.
He therefore affirmed that the Assembly would collaborate well with the contractors to ensure that they deliver quality work that would serve both current and future generations.