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Regional News of Thursday, 28 June 2018

Source: Dominic Kojo Blay

Kingspok Engineering takes delivery of Bonsa-Benso road project site

Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE, Gilbert Ken Asmah with engineers from Kingspok Engineering Limited

Kingspok Engineering Limited has officially been handed over the site to commence a 20.50-kilometre Bonsa to Benso road on Wednesday, June 27th at Bonsa.

Hon Gilbert Ken Asmah, Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa-Nsuaem who performed the official handing over to the contractor, Nana Poku. He (Gilbert K Asmah) observed that the project was in fulfilment of a promise H.E Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana made to the good people of Benso(the Traditional Capital of the Wassa Fiase State) and its environs during the 2016 electioneering campaign.

According to the Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE, Benso is popularly noted for its Oil Palm plantation business, Benso Oil Palm Plantation, (BOPP) a major contributor to the country's GDP growth yet their roads have been in deplorable state for far too long but true to the words of President Nana Akufo-Addo the 20.50 kilometre feeder road will soon see a major facelift with bitumen.

He urged the contractor to employ the services of the indigenes when work begins officially. Myself and the Member of Parliament are highly grateful to the President for this good news and we both urge our unflinching support to the contractor so as to speed the progress of work, he added.

In attendance were Nana Mensah Attakorah II, Chief of Bonsa No.2, Augustine Quaicoe, Constituency Organizer for NPP Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency, Fuseini Amadu, Assistant Constituency Secretary and Assembly Member for Ahwetieso/Agona Electoral Area, Municipal Feeder Roads Engineer etc. He pointed out that President Akufo Addo, Hon Dr. Kweku Afriyie, Western Regional Minister and Hon George Mireku Duker, MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency will all be present to perform the sod cutting ceremony in the coming days, he said.

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