The Member of Parliament for the Wa East constituency, Hon. Godfred Bayong Tangu on Thursday, May 28, 2020 handed over for upgrading (tarring) the Wahabu-Funsi-Yaala 39.5km road.
The 39.5km road handed over to the contractor, Messers Town and Concrete Properties Limited (TCP) is part of some four critical roads captured in the 2019 budget to be upgraded in the Upper West Region of which the Wa East is benefiting from three.
Handing over the road to the contractor, Hon. Godfred Bayong Tangu, MP for the Wa East constituency called on the contractor to do quality job as the road serves as means for which agricultural produce are transported to the regional capital. He also indicated his happiness with the fulfilment of the President’s promise to the people of Wa East which serves as one of the food baskets of the Upper region if not for the entire nation.
Meanwhile, the construction firm TCP Ltd assured the Member of parliament, and the DCE including some other party stalwarts of the ruling new patriotic party that the job given them will be given the needed attention adding that, the quality of the project will never be compromised.
Some road users who were spotted at the scene also expressed their excitement over the news and called on the contractor to speed up the work as they are ready to throw at their back, the truama they go through on the road during the rainy seasons.
The handing ceremony was witnessed by the Member of Parliament for Wa East, Hon. Godfred Bayong Tangu, Wa East constituency Chairman of the NPP, Saeed Samsideen as well as the District Chief Executive, Hon. Jotie Moses, Dr. Mahama Ewura Presiding Member of the Wa East District Assembly, and some party faithfuls of the ruling New Patriotic Party.