Akufo-Addo promises interchange at Nungua, dualization of Beach Road

Akufo-Addo promises interchange at Nungua, dualization of Beach Road

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has announced plans by government to construct an interchange at Nungua in Accra.

According to him, it is forms part of a major expansion project in the Teshie and Nungua areas which to a large extent serve residents within the Tema metropolis.

The president made the announcement at a meeting with officials and engineers of the Department of Urban Roads.

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The president said the Teshie Beach Road which is a single carriage road would be expanded into a dual carriage road from the Independence square to Tema.

Akufo-Addo said the construction project would commence later this year.

“Work will commence this year on the dualization of the beach road from the Black Star square through Teshie-Nungua up to Tema Community 3. As part of the project, an interchange will be constructed at the current Nungua barrier,” he said.

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In other news, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Kweku Asamoah-Cheremeh, has disclosed that the Ghana Manganese Company Limited (GMCL) would temporarily be shutdown.

Effective, August 6, 2019, the minister explained that the temporary closure was as a result of a preliminary technical and financial assessment conducted by government.

Speaking at a media briefing the minister stated that the assessment revealed that government had lost over US$300 million.

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