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14.02.2007 General News

Tamale Prepares For Jubilee

By Times
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The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly in the Northern Region is bracing itself for a memorable and successful celebration of Ghana's Jubilee with most of the works on the beautification of the city, gradually taking shape.

As March 6, draws near Mr Mohammed Amin Adam, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive and his works department re-double their efforts to ensure completion of the projects meant for the occasion.

The construction of the parade grounds at the Police Park which is located at the centre of the city and where most of the activities will take place, is progressing satisfactorily.

Workers at the grounds work day and night, to ensure that the presidential dais, conference room and others are ready for use on the d-day.

The MCE said the fountains at the Lamashegu and Chagguhill round-abouts will be completed next week.

Also, to ensure sound and memorable celebration, the assembly has installed WiFi Internet at the library. Mr Amin indicated that the facility was meant to enable students, businessmen and other visitors to access 24 hour internet service.

The MCE also explained that it would help promote businesses, boost tourism in the region, as well as, encourage exchange of ideas, communication and information throughout the world.

In addition, Mr Amin said the assembly had initiated action to landscape the park and to provide comfortable chairs for rest and recreation for visitors.

He announced that the assembly has already released ¢60 million to the works department to provide the chairs and other facilties, while ¢45 million has been earmarked for fencing the park.

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