The Controversial Tema Motorway Interchange project created direct jobs for over four hundred and forty-six (446) Ghanaians.
According to president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Accra-Tema Motorway Interchange project has created direct jobs for more than four hundred and forty-six (446) Ghanaian citizens.
Speaking at the ceremony to officially commission the $56 million Japanese government funded project monitored by Coverghana.com.gh the president said, the phase one of the Tema Motorway Interchange has relieved over 446 Ghanaians from poverty by providing direct jobs for them.
Meanwhile, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana who was speaking at the ceremony said, over sixty (60) Ghanaians were involved in the construction of the Tema Motorway Interchange Project.
President Akufo-Addo also disclosed that, his government secured three different grants for the construction of the project from the Japanese government which was signed in 2017.
Adding to that, the President assured that, the construction of phase two of the project will begin in the 4th quarter of 2020.
H.E Nana Akufo-Addo applauds the Japanese government for their partnership with Ghana and said the project will enhance safety and efficiency of transportation in Tema Region.
In conclusion, he said, all affected businesses within the construction site will be compensated by government.
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