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Amewu Cuts Sod for 2000 Capacity Sports Complex at Hohoe

By: KALD | Voltaonlinegh.com |

Construction work has commenced on a 2,000 capacity sports complex in the Hohoe Municipality as part of government’s agenda to develop sporting infrastructure across the country to support the unearthing of talents for the various sporting disciplines.

The project being executed by Wembley Sports Construction Company Limited, comprised of a standard artificial Astroturf football pitch, a multipurpose court for volley and basketball, children’s playground, changing rooms, washrooms, a conference facility, flood lights and 2000 capacity spectator stand.

The project design and scope

Mr. John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy who performed the sod cutting ceremony on behalf of President Akufo-Addo on Friday,  said the president was committed to the completion of the project, which first began under the erstwhile Kufour-led New Patriotic Party government but abandoned after change of government in January, 2009.

As a native of the area, the Minister assured the people of his personal commitment towards the development of the municipality and was optimistic the project would be completed within the 7-month schedule to promote sports development.

“This project first commenced in the 2006/7 in the erstwhile President John Agyekum Kufour’s administration but came to a stale because of change of government. His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo is determined that projects of this nature must be completed for the benefits of the citizens of this area. The municipality is a football-loving community, therefore the football capacity and capability of the people needs to be built,” he stated.

The sod-cutting ceremony was witnessed by host of residents, traditional and religious leaders as well as the Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Teddy Ofori and the Regional Secretary of the governing NPP, Mr. Joseph Homenya.

Source: www.voltaonlinegh.com

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