By Mudasiru Abdul Yakeen
Four markets centers in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region has been earmarked to receive major face-lift under the government’s $ 1 Million 1 Constituency fund project.
The four markets would be upgraded into modern markets with places of convenience and reliable water supply systems. The markets are the Lassi Market, Atua Market, Akuse Market and the Kpong Bus Station Satellite market.
Agormanya Market Upgrade
In addition to the four, works have commenced on the first phase of the Agormanya Market upgrade project in the area. The first phase of the Ultra Modern Market, also funded with the One million dollars per Constituency money, when completed, will have 72 new sheds with 2 lockable storage facilities and a 4-Seater biogas toilet facility.
The project, which is being undertaken by Still Paul Construction Company Limited, is expected to be completed in the next three months.
This was made known when the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Samuel Nuertey Ayertey, and the Lower Manya Krobo MCE, Simon Kweku Tetteh, led a high powered delegation to engage stakeholders and Market women in the area ahead of the commencement of the projects.
The family head of Angmor Bodoo Mensah family who received the delegation expressed their satisfaction with the approach of the current leadership by engaging the family who had sacrificed a lot of their family land to the Municipality for several development projects including the Odumase Post Office and the Lassi Market among others. They pledged their maximum cooperation to assist in the development of the Lassi Market.
The Market women welcomed the good news and pledged their maximize cooperation to let the project see daylight.
The MCE assured the market women of the commitment of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led government to make sure the Municipality receives its fair share of the development cake. He stated that several development projects ongoing will be completed soon.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister also assured the people of the government’s commitment to continue to the infrastructure problem in the area.
The Deputy Regional Minister, who is also the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the area appealed to the people to support him and vote for him and the president come December 7, 2020 for more of the development projects.