Dodowa market re-development to commence after negotiation - Minister
Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Alima Mahama has told Parliament that the Dodowa market re-development which is expected to be completed in six months, would start after the ownership of the land is determined.
Date Created : 6/3/2020 7:23:34 AM : Story Author : Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
According to her, the contractor is supposed to start work as soon as negotiations with families claiming ownership of the land is completed.
She noted that the first phase of the project which covers the construction of forty (40) lockable shops, forty (40) open sheds and a crèche was awarded to Messrs Rock Solutions Ltd at a contract sum of one million, nine hundred and eighty-three thousand, six hundred and forty-two Ghana cedis and twenty – four Ghana pesewa (1,983,642,24).
The Minister said this when Member of Parliament for Shai-Osudoku Linda Obenewaa Akweley Ocloo wanted to know when the construction of the market would start.
“The Dodowa market has been in existence for twenty-eight years the Assembly took a decision to re-develop the market the market in phases and applied under the One Million per Constituency project to the Coastal Development Authority (CODA) for funding to implement the first phase of the project”.