President Akufo-Addo by the end of November 2019 will cut sod for the construction of the Pwalugu multipurpose dam and irrigation project at Pwalugu.
The irrigation facilities, a permanent solution to the perennial flooding from the Bagre dam will help boost agricultural production in the enclave.
Vice President Mahammudu Bawumia who made this known during the 2019 Damba festival in Nalerigu in the North East Region underscored government’s plan to accelerate development in the newly created regions.
He thus revealed that sod will be cut for the construction of a model senior high school at Kpasenpke this month, whiles the water systems for Nalerigu, Gambaga, Walewale, Wungu and Gbimsi are 90 percent complete and will also be commissioned by December.
Also, several key roads would be constructed in the North East region with most to commence before the end of the year, Dr. Bawumia disclosed on Saturday, when he joined the Overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, Naa Abdulai Bohugu Mahami Sheriga II, Paramount and Divisional Chiefs, Queen Mothers and kindred of the Mamprugu Kingdom for 2019 Damba festival in Nalerigu, North East Region.
Meanwhile, he made a special appeal to the chiefs and people of the entire region and Ghana to campaign for and VOTE YES in the upcoming 17th December referendum.