Agenda 111 starts in Volta
As part of the President’s “Agenda 111 Project,” many districts in the Volta Region will gain from infrastructure improvements to support their increased health demands.
This is in keeping with government initiatives to improve the healthcare system for the benefit of all citizens and with government policy to construct a hospital in each district.
Yesterday in Accra at the Ministry of Information’s “Meet the Press” series, Volta Regional Minister Dr. Archibald Letsa made this announcement. He said the projects, which are in various stages of completion, include four cutting-edge surgical theatres for maternity, obstetrics and gynecology, isolation wards, among other things.
Akatsi North District Hospital, Agortime Ziope Hospital, Anloga District Hospital, and Afadzato South District Hospital are among the projects. The other three are located in Ave-Dakpa and are Akatsi South District Hospital, Adaklu District Hospital, and Ho West District Hospital.
In terms of road improvements, the Ho-Sokode road has been dualized, and work is also being done on the Ho road, Asikuma junction, and the Have road.
The regional minister claims that in addition to repairing the roads in Klefe town, the Hohoe Municipality’s 15-kilometer stretch of roadways is also getting an asphalt coating.
“There is construction of two storey 87 unit shops, 24 unit WC, restaurant and other ancillary facilities, 12 unit WC, restaurant and other ancillary facilities and in phase 2, there is the construction of two storey 54 unit shops, 12 main entrance, the construction of a proposed two storey 37 unit among others,” he added.
In the area of agriculture, the minister stated that over 300,000 people, both males and females, have benefited under the Planting for Food and Jobs programme since 2020.
He further indicated that various districts have already benefited from water projects, which will be extended to other districts such as North Tongu, Ho West, Agotime Ziope under phase 4 of the project.