Akufo-Addo gets £326 million worth of investment for Ghana from UK-Africa Summit

Akufo-Addo gets £326 million worth of investment for Ghana from UK-Africa Summit

- Ghana gets £326 million to undertake different government projects

- President Akufo-Addo secured the investments during the just ended UK-Africa Summit

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has secured £326 million for various projects in the country.

According to Ghana’s Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the president got the money during the just ended UK-Africa Investment Summit which took place in London.

He noted that the investments will be used for projects like roads, water systems, health, etc.

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He gave the breakdown of the monies as follows;

Out of the £326 million, £26 million will be used for water filtration system which will be initiated by Aqua Africa, Tema-Aflao road to be expanded with £80 million also to be initiated by BHL, £40 million pounds for the construction of Kumasi Airport, £120 million for the construction of some deplorable buildings at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).”

He added that, other projects like the Koforidua Hospital will all benefit from the investments.

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£60 million will be invested in the expansion of Koforidua Hospital, to make it a Teaching Hospital and a training center for medical doctors."

President Akufo-Addo and the African heads of states last week attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit to increase business and monetary ties amongst UK and Africa.

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 28 January 2020, inaugurate the 307 ambulances.

The ambulances are meant for emergency healthcare delivery at all the 275 constituencies across the country.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has spoken after his release from police custody.

The NDC official was arrested by the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Monday, January 27, 2020, after a program on UTV.

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