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Deputy Lands Minister Inspects Progress Of Work On Appiatse Reconstruction (PICS)

Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, responsible for Lands and Forestry, and Chairman of the Appiatse Reconstruction Implementation Team, Benito Owusu-Bio has on Friday, 28th October, 2022 paid a working visit to Appiatse to among others inspect the level progress on site.

Upon inspection of all the 6 lots on site, Hon. Owusu-Bio warned the Rural housing team who are in charge of the production and supply of bricks for the construction, to speed up work least they risk losing their place as the main suppliers of bricks for the project.

Judging from the rate of production of bricks, he charged the Project consultants, AESL to as a matter of necessity, get alternative suppliers for the bricks to help accelerate production and replace or complement the work of the Rural Housing team.

He also instructed the consultants to be on top of their game, and get all constructors up and doing as he said the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will soon pay a visit to the site. "Tidy up the site and well define the road demarcations to make the site look complete and more welcoming, the President must come to meet something better than what we see today"

The Deputy Minister congratulated contractors who have built up to the window level, while encouraging those who are yet to get to that stage to erect straight and neat columns in place on the platforms to get a skeleton framework before the bricks are layed.

Breifing the Deputy Minister on the progress of work, Mr. Walter Semordzie, the Site Manager with the Project Consultants, AESL, who also took the Deputy Minister around named contractors who are progressing on their plots and those trailing behind. Detailing that some reallocation and adjustments have been made on site to complement the speed of work, giving out more plots to those who have completed their brick works.

He assured the Deputy Minister that all instructions will be taken into immediate action and implemented as soon as practicable.

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Story by: Nadia Aidoo



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