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Boankra Inland Port Construction Will Start In August 2022 – Kennedy Osei Nyarko

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Construction works on the Boankra Inland Port Project will commence in August 2022, Akim Swedru Member of Parliament,Kennedy Osei Nyarko has assured.

“Watch out for the commencement of works for the Boankra Inland Port Project by August. Joshob Construction Limited will be executing this project.”

“God willing in August, the Boankra Inland Port which has been on the drawing table for generations will be constructed. Parliament has approved $330 million concession for the developers to work on the port and they are made up of Koreans and Ghanaians, “He wrote on his official Facebook page.

“Actual work should have started in October 2020, however, because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the processes had to stall, pushing the process back and delaying the work.”

He explained that even though the process had delayed, it was due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stressing that “Indeed we are not going to run away from this project. It has been in the books for sometime now and I can assure you that work will start from August.”

According to him, the project formed part of the strategic transport network being developed to bring import and export service to the middle and northern part of the country.

The Boankra project was initiated in 2003 by the Kuffour Administration with all the necessary feasibility studies concluded, however, actual construction works to bring the project to light was yet to start more than 15years after the commencement of the project.

Last two years the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo officially cut sod to restart the project.

The lawmaker said government was still committed to seeing to the realisation of the project.

Source: Richard Obeng Bediako

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