President Akufo Addo Tours OTI, North East, Savanna Regions

President Nana Akufo-Addo, is beginning a six-day working visit to the newly created Oti, North East and Savanna today. He starts from Oti where he will cut sod for the resumption of the stalled Jasikan-Dodi Pepesu road captured under the Sinohydro projects, hold a durbar with the Chiefs and people of Jasikan, Kadjebi, and Biakoye at Jasikan in the Buem constituency.

At Kpassa, the President is expected to cut the sod for the construction of the Kpassa-Mama Akura road and a dormitory block at Nkwanta SHS.

This is the second phase of the President’s working visit which first took him to Western North, Ahafo and Bono East Regions last Month.

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, President Akufo-Addo will conduct an inspection of the progress of work on the Nkwanta – Dambai road at Nkwanta, visit the proposed site for Regional Coordinating Council at Dambai, the Oti regional capital, and attend a durbar of the Chiefs and people of Krachi in the Krachi/Nchumuru constituencies.

According to the Statement, President Akufo Addo will on Thursday, May 16, move to the North East region where he starts the tour with a durbar of Chiefs and people of Nalerigu at Nayiri Naa Bohugu Abdulai Mahama Sheriga’s palace in Nalerigu.

He is expected to inspect a water project, and visit the proposed site for the Regional Coordinating Council at Nalerigu in the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency.

A brief e and his entourage will make a brief stop at Sakogu to commission a Community Day SHS, and proceed to interact with tutors and students of Nakpanduri SHS where he will also commission a 120-bed capacity dormitory, followed by a sod cutting for the construction of town roads in Bunkpurugu and a durbar with the Chiefs and people of Chereponi.

On Friday, May 17, 2019, The President will visit the Yagaba Koubori and Walewale Constituencies, where, beginning with a durbar at Yagaba, he would also commission a warehouse, and inspect an IWAD 1000 Hector Irrigation Project, all under the Planting for Food and Jobs Programme.

He will climax his tour of the North East region in Walewale with a durbar of Chiefs, preceded by an inspection of a Water Project.

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Wasipe and an interaction with Daboya Smock Weavers will herald the beginning of the President’s tour of the Savanna region.

He will interact with tutors and students of Sawla SHS and inspect ongoing works of a District Hospital at Sawla

President Akufo-Addo will on Sunday attend an Inter-denominational Church Service at Damongo followed by a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Gonja Traditional Area, Yagbonwura Tumtumba Boresa I.

He will then be conducted round the Regional Coordinating Council, attend a durbar of Chiefs and people of Yapei at the Yapeiwura’s Palace and an inspection of the Yapei Water Extension Project in the Yapei Kusawgu constituency.

The President returns to Accra later on Sunday, May 19.



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