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President Akufo-Addo begins three-day visit to the Western Region

President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday began a three-day working visit to the Western Region to enable him to engage with traditional leaders and cut sod for developmental projects.

The visit is critical as it would empower and afford the various leaders within the districts an opportunity to engage with the Mantle of Authority of the Nation on development issues that could improve the livelihoods of the people and the general economic growth of the nation.

Ms. Charles Bissue, a Presidential Staffer and the Western Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party told the Ghana News Agency that the President would first arrive at Bibiani Anweinso where he would cut a sod for the construction of a 24.3km Kogina-Kyereno-Etweobo road.

Later in the day, President Akufo-Addo would break grounds for the building of a business centre at Sefwi-Wiawso which would be followed by a meeting with all traditional authorities in that Jurisdiction to end day one of the three day working visit.

According to Mr. Bissue, the President, on Saturday, starts the second leg of the visit with another ground breaking ceremony for the commencement of a 30km Breman road which joins Asankragua-Fordjourkrom to open up the place for more economic activities.

The President will end day two of the working trip by engaging the chiefs and people of the Tarkwa Municipality.

On Sunday, which happens to be the last day of the working journey, President Nana Akufo-Addo would perform a sod-cutting ceremony for the next phase of the Ibistek Port Expansion Project, the construction of 16km Mpohor/Kejebi road and inspect the Dixcove Sea Defense project.

The President, would engage all chiefs within the Nzemaland, Ahanta and the Wassas’ at a durbar at Agona-Nkwanta as a climax of his three day official working tour of the Western Region.

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