KETA:Assembly, national security improve feeder roads
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The Keta Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Human Security Department of the National Security Council has brought hope to a number of communities as access routs in flood prone areas are being improved to alleviate the plight of the communities by making their roads motorable during the raining season.
Mr. Nicholas Awagah, an official at the Municipality disclosed that the municipality is a low lying zone and over 230 communities live in flood prone areas that are affected and disconnected from each other making life and business unbearable during the raining season.
He said national security has made available equipment and human resource which is helping to facilitate improvement of roads in the municipality.
According to him, some areas within the Anlo and Keta constituencies have already benefited and include spot improvement and gravelling of Agortoe-Tregui-Blemazado-Kpekpo stretch of the which is 22.0 km, reshaping of 2.20km road from Aklorfudzi junction to Aklorfudzi, Anloga Kportorgbey - beach road 1.80km, Woe market - Woe Township 1.40km, Spot improvement and sectional re-graveling of Torkor Shell by-pass 2.20km.
The rest are reshaping of Agavedzi-Afiadenyigba junction access road 12.50km, Sectional gravelling of Keta Hospital - Lagoons road-1.20km, Sectional gravelling of Keta Market – Emancipation Feeder road-0.80km, sectional gravelling of KeMA Bungalows feeder road-1.00 km.
Construction of 2.20km Fiatoweme feeder road is currently underway while Xekpa Feeder-1.70km, Goba beach Feeder road- 1.40km and grading of Assembly premises are yet to be implemented.
Mr. Awagah indicated that funds for the project are from the District Assemblies Common Fund, the Anlo MPs common fund, and the Keta MPs common fund.
He urged communities to wait patiently for their turn and called for cooperation as well.