Ga North MCE tours Pokuase BSP power project
The Municipal Chief Executive for Ga North Municipal Assembly, Hon. Gertrude Ankrah on Friday 4th September, 2020 took a tour to the ongoing Pokuase BSP project which is Ghana's biggest power bulk supply and also the biggest in the entire West African Region.
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This tour was for the MCE, Gertrude Ankrah and her entourage to ascertain the rate at which the contractor is progressing with the work and also check on the challenges that was reported to her office by the contractor and how best she can help solve such challenges for the smooth execution of the project. The MCE after assessing the challenges facing the contractor assured him that such challenges are not beyond the Assembly and hence would make sure as soon as possible sort them out for work to progress.
She however, used the medium to lobby the contractor to extend asphalting of the Pokuase road to benefit the entire Pokuase Township and its surrounding communities as part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the organization (Elecnor).
Patrick and Manuel, the rep for Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) and Managing Director for Messrs Elecnor S.A respectively thanked the MCE and also agreed to her plea of extending the asphalting of the road to the Pokuase township through to Windy Hills.
The project which is aimed at improving the quality of power supplied to the Northern parts of Greater Accra, is being undertaken by a Spanish company, Messrs Elecnor S.A and it is estimated to cost US $33.5m.
The ongoing project is one of the core H. E. Nana Akufo-Addo's agenda of making sure citizenry at all levels would benefit from improved availability, good quality and reliability of Electricity supply.
The MCE from there proceeded to ZxZ Company Limited, a company that is located within the Ga North Municipality which is into assembling of all kinds of Televisions in Ghana. The Chief Executive for the ZxZ Company, Mr. Zhaung welcomed the MCE and her entourage and also made a request for the MCE to lobby for his company to be integrated into the New Patriotic Party H. E. Nana Addo led flagship programme, One District One Factory (1D1F).
The MCE after touring the assembling area and the warehouse of the ZxZ Company Limited assured the CEO to do all she can in her capacity for his company to be integrated into the 1D1F for it to be modernized into an international standard whiles it also helps to create more jobs for the good people in the Ga North Municipality.
The presiding member for Ga North Assembly, Hon. Kwaku Duah, Hon. Gad Tackie Yeboah, Assembly member for Pokuase and other staff of the Assembly accompanied this MCE to this tour.