Local Government Minister keeps abreast of development projects in Kumasi

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  • Hon .Osei Assibey Antwi second from left followed by Hon. Hajia Alima Mahama , the Minister for Local Government and  Rural Development inspecting the Tafo Market.Hon .Osei Assibey Antwi second from left followed by Hon. Hajia Alima Mahama , the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development inspecting the Tafo Market.

Hon. Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has lauded the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) for stepping up development efforts to improve the living conditions of the people.

She said the Ministry was impressed with the various socio-economic projects currently being executed by the Assembly, and advised the contractors working on them to work assiduously for their successful completion.

Hon. Hajia Mahama, who was interacting with the media after a two-day inspection of some projects in Kumasi, said the government believed in pursuing pro-poor policies since it was the panacea to alleviating the plight of Ghanaians.

â??We are a government with the welfare of the people at heartâ??, she noted, adding that they were determined to deliver on their campaign promises for the benefit of the masses.

Projects inspected by the Hon. Minister, accompanied by the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Osei Assibey Antwi, and other officials from the Ministry included an ultra-modern theatre and maternity ward at the Maternal and Childrenâ??s Hospital (MCH), which is about 95 per cent complete.

Initiated by the KMA, it is being funded by the Urban Development Grant (UDG) under the World Bank, to advance maternal and child healthcare.

The facility constructed in 1910 is the third oldest health facility in the country, and expected to release pressure on the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), where emergency cases from the MCH are referred. 



  • The team inspecting the Sofo â??Line Lorry Terminal The team inspecting the Sofo â??Line Lorry Terminal

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