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Roads Listed In the 2020 Budget: Hohoe-Jasikan Road Gets First Share

Despite omissions in the 2020 Budget statement which excluded Volta Region from Roads to be Constructed, Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the first sod at Jasikan for works to begin on the stretch of road.

The Vice President noted that of all the critical roads listed in the 2020 budget, Hohoe-Jasikan and Jasikan-Dodo Pepesu are the only roads to commence which is the 88-kilometer road.

According to the vice president, contractors for these projects mobilized to site two weeks before Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented the 2020 Budget statement in Parliament.

The Jasikan-Dodo Pepesu Project forms part of Phase 1 of the $2billion Government of Ghana/Sinohydro Master Project Agreement.

The Eastern Corridor Roads project, allotted as N2 of the National Road Network, begins from the Tema Motorway through to the Volta, Oti, Northern, North East, and Upper East regions to neighboring Burkina Faso.

Source: Kofi Atakora/Joydaddymuultimedia.com

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