C/R: MP/Party Chairman Cuts Sod For The Construction Of Market In Twifo-Attimorkwaa Constituency.
The member of Parliament (MP) for Twifo-Attimorkwaa in the central region Hon. Abraham Dwuma Odoom in collaboration with the NPP constituency chairman Mr. Kingsford Kwaku Wilson and other executives, has cut the sod for the construction of a market in Twifo Praso town in the Twifo-Attimorkwaa District.
The market being funded by the Assembly would comprise a total of 108 stalls, stores, sheds and cubicles.
Hon. Odoom said when the market is completed it would go a long way to improve the living conditions of the people as well as increase the Assembly's revenue.
According to the officiated members which include the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Director in the district Mr. Addae Marfo, said the completion of the market would also help relocate the traders currently selling on the streets and it will also help in the prevention and management of disaster in the district.
Hon. Dwuma Odoom said the plan for the market had made provision for its future expansion. He urged the community leaders not to allow people to encroach on the land earmarked for the market, but rather guard and protect it for f elo
The project engineer who spoke on behalf of Infrastructure logistics company limited Mr. Fiifi Sangari, gave the assurance that the market would be completed within four months and called for community support and cooperation to ensure the completion of the market on schedule.
Obaahemaa Suzanna Brew, yam Queen mother thanked the Honorable member of Parliament and the district Assembly for the initiative and kind gesture showed the community. She also appealed to the contractor to spend up with the project so that they would also feel comfortable with their business.
After the Sod cutting exercise, Hon Dwuma Odoom went for inspection of 60-bed almost completed Hospital facility in the district, the project is being constructed by Euroget De-Invest, an Egyptian capital investment company, is one of nine hospitals being constructed by the company across the country.
The project is expected to be handed over to the government by the end of July 2020, according to the project engineer, Mr Ahmed Aly.
It will be a one-stop modern facility for healthcare delivery in that part of the Central Region, whose people have to travel all the way to Cape Coast to access health services, Honorable Dwuma Odoom commented.
When sweet fm visited the site of the project on Wednesday May 13 2020, it was observed that work had progressed significantly because all the structures had been roofed.
Service pipes were being installed in structures that would serve as medical facilities, such as Physiotherapy, Radiology, Emergency, Casualty, Surgical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, as well as in-patient departments.
The team of engineers on site, made up of the Resident Engineer, Mr Ahmed Aly; the Assistant Resident Engineer, Mr Charles Pipim and other engineers;
Background Of The Project
The contract for the construction of the project was signed in May 2015 and work was expected to be completed within 18 months but was delayed because of some circumstances beyond the company’s control.
The facility, which is on a 102,000-metre square (M2) land, also hosts a two double-storey staff housing unit made up of four flats each and two single units which are also being worked on.
A unique feature of the project is that it contains a housing block comprising six bedrooms where lactating mothers can rest and attend to their babies.
The facility has made provision for an ambulance station to provide prompt services for patients.
To tackle the issue of power outages which most health facilities are confronted with, the project has made provision for two high-tech power plants that will be programmed to switch on automatically when the main source of electricity fails.
The facility also consist of waste management plants and highly improved sewage systems were being put in place to recycle waste at the facility.
"The project delayed for about eight months when there was a change in the political administration because of issues relating to tax waivers, but after a perusal of the documents, the green light was given and we continued with the work," Hon. Dwuma Odoom explained.
Hon. Abraham Dwuma Odoom finally visited the ongoing construction of 55 kilometer road from Aboabo Junction in the the Twifo-Attimorkwaa district to Dunkwa.
story Field by: Odiasempa Kwaku Ahiaku, sweet fm, Twifo Praso-C/R.