President Akufo-Addo embarks on 7-day tour of three northern regions

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will embark on a 7-day tour of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.

This tour from Thursday, 19th July, 2018, to Wednesday, 25th July, 2018, comes on the heels of the President’s recent 3-day tour of the Volta Region, having visited earlier in the year, the Brong Ahafo and Western Regions.

The week-long tour will see the President visit the Bolgatanga Central, Bolgatanga East, Navrongo Central, Builsa North, Bunkpurugu, Nalerigu Gambaga, Walewale, Tamale Central, Karaga, Savelugu, Tolon, Yapei Kusawgu, Damongo, Wa Central, Daffiama/Buise/Issa, and Jirapa constituencies.

Beginning from the Upper East Region, President Akufo-Addo will in the two-day tour, inspect ongoing work on the Bongo-Balungu-Namoo-Zorko road; visit the 1-village-1-dam project site at Kuyellingo, in Bongo; inspect ongoing work on the Navrongo-Chuchuliga-Sandema Road; cut the sod for the construction of a new district police headquarters; and interact with chiefs and traditional rulers, amongst others.

Whilst in the Northern Region from Saturday, 21st July, 2018, to Monday, 23rd July, 2018, the president is expected to cut the sod for the construction of the Nasia-Janga Road; inspect ongoing works on the Nalerigu/Gambaga town roads; cut the sod for the 1-village-1-dam Integrated Agriculture with Renewable Energy for Poverty Eradication (IAREPE) project in Savelugu; cut the sod for the construction of a district hospital in Tolon, and also inspect ongoing works in the construction of a warehouse there as well.

President Akufo-Addo will also commission the Motor king assembly plant at Lamashegu, cut the sod for the construction of an accident and emergency centre at Yapei/Kusawgu, and will interact with Chiefs and traditional rulers in Damongo, Buknkrugu, and Nalerigu/Gambaga.

In the Upper West Region, the President is expected to commission the new Upper West Regional House of Chiefs building; commission the new library/Amatrol laboratory complex of the Wa polytechnic; inspect ongoing works at the construction of a multi-purpose Youth Development Centre in Wa; inspect ongoing works on the Wa-Han road; and commission projects at the Ullo Senior High School in Jirapa.

The President will end the tour on Wednesday 25th July, 2018.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Eric Asamoah Protocol

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