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.
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.
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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