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“Your So-Called Unprecedented Infrastructural Dev't Was A Fantasy In A Green Book" - Mahama Jabbed

President Akufo-Addo has taken a swipe at the Presidential Candidate of the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama saying his so-called unprecedented infrastructural development was a fantasy existing a green book.

According the President, the his so-called unprecedented infrastructural development are no where on the grounds adding that the NDC and its flagbearer were only making noise.

Speaking at the commissioning of the Tema Motorway Interchange, President Akufo-Addo said ""We made a pledge to Ghanaians to expand and improve the road networks while closing the missing links. We had to make this pledge because the so-called unprecedented infrastructure development of the Mahama administration was a fantasy and existed in the 'Green book' and not on the grounds"

He added since government deems the provision of quality infrastructure as an essential tool for development, his government will ensure the even spread of such projects in the country.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) hit back at the Akufo-Addo government on the commissioning of the Tema Motorway interchange quizzing the sidelining former President John Mahama.

The NDC party lambasted the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for taking credit for the projects which was started by the previous government.

The largest opposition party in a recent interview recounted the events leading to the completion of the Tema Motorway Interchange, which is a Japanese sponsored project, adding that President Akufo-Addo should not feed on someone’s hard for credit.

In a statement issued by NDC’s Greater Accra Regional Secretariat and sighted by Thinknewsonline.com said “We are reliably informed that President Akufo-Addo will commission the Tema Motorway Expansion Project tomorrow, June 5. This event counts in the series of projects among many other projects initiated by President John Mahama before the December 7, 2016 Elections. The project is thus one of President John Mahama’s popular legacies before leaving office in January 2017”

The NDC added that, the project was amongst the four major Interchanges constructed by H.E. John Dramani Mahama before exiting power in January 2017.

Thinknewsonline.com is learning that the Motorway Grade Separated Interchange has a 2.1 km three-lane dual carriageway with 730 m underpass on the National route N1.

It is an improvement of approximately 1.9 km two-lane dual carriageway on the National Route N2 from the Ashiaman Roundabout onto the Harbour Road; Service Road Ramps, retaining wall and box culvert, road base and pavement; Pedestrian Bridges and adequate Road Safety furniture to safeguard lives and property.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith