I Will Start Cutting Sods For Hospital Projects Next Week - Akufo-Addo
The President, Nana Akufo Addo, has said he will start cutting sods in next week for hospital projects to begin under the government’s ambitious Agenda 111 project amidst the threat posed by the COVID 19 pandemic too. The President Akufo Addo, also said all that is needed for the smooth delivery of the projects have been done.
According to him, the lands for the projects have been secured too, the contractors to execute them have also been selected, and all funds have been made available. President Nana Akufo Addo made these known when he addressed the Chiefs and people of Berekum as part of his two-day tour of the Bono Region on the Tuesday,
the August 10, 2021. He added that the projects will be delivered to improve the healthcare infrastructure of the country. In the coming weeks, I will be cutting sods for the Agenda 111 hospital projects to begin. The lands for the projects have all been secured and the contractors for these projects have also been selected with funds made available. So from next week, everyone will see the commencement of the projects.
Agenda 111 hospitals; Processes completed, construction to begin on August 17
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta gave a hint of the commencement of the the projects during the mid-year budget review and presenting the 2021 mid-year budget review in Parliament on the Thursday, July 29, 2021, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, disclosed that the government has decided to execute the initiative in two
phases with the first phase, also being the processes completed. The second phase, which he says involves the construction of 88 district hospitals is expected to also commence on the August 17, 2021. Mr. Speaker, the government and the project coordinating team have worked tirelessly on phase one, and I am also happy to
report that pre-contract works have been completed for 88 sites for the district hospitals. Mr. Speaker, we also expect to commence phase two (construction to begin) three weeks from now, from the 17th August 2021, the Minister also announced.