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25.08.2004 Regional News

Govt constructs, rehabilitates 24 feeder roads in Yendi District

By GNA

Yendi, Aug. 25, GNA - The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government has since coming into power rehabilitated 24 feeder roads to link 43 communities in the Yendi District.

The Yendi District Chief Executive, Mr Mohammad Habib Tijani announced this at a District Tender Board Meeting to consider the bids of eight contractors for the construction of four feeder roads in the District.

He listed the roads to include; include Zagban - Kpanjamba - Neboni, 18.5 kilometres; Adibo - Kpachiyili, 28 kilometres; Zimle - Nanvile - Worivi, 29 kilometres and Sang - Kplari, 52 kilometres. Mr Tijani said the Ghana Government and the Department For International Development (DFID) of Britain would finance the projects, adding that they would help in the smooth transportation of agricultural produce to market centres.

Mr Tijani said the Assembly would not entertain contractors, who bid for projects but failed to execute them and warned that such contractors would have their contracts terminated.

He advised the Department of Feeder Roads to inform the Assembly whenever the contractors wanted to handover the completed projects. Mr Tijani said the NPP Government's promise for positive change had materialised in the District because it had benefited from projects worth billions of cedis in the education, health and agriculture sectors and water and sanitation had been improved He appealed to Ghanaians to think positively about Dagbon because a lot of good things had been going on since the Government came into power.

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