President Nana Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the construction of the 62km Kpandai-Ekumdipe-Salaga road in the Northern Region to facilitate the movement of goods and services in the area.
As part of his two-day tour of the Northern Region, President Akufo-Addo is expected to address a durbar of chiefs and people in Kpandai where he will later commission a One Village, One Dam project at Wulensi.
Later in the day, he will cut the sod for the construction of the Bimbilla-Salaga road and end his tour with an inspection of a GETFund project at the Bimbilla Senior High School.
On Thursday, the President cut the sod for the commencement of the second phase of the Tamale Airport project.
The President told the gathering that that 2nd phase of the Tamale Airport project, estimated at a cost of $70 million, is expected to be completed in 30 months.
It will encompass the following elements design for the scope of works; construction of a modular airport terminal building of approximately 5,000 square metres, which is expandable in the future; construction of a Hajj facility, construction of a single carriageway access road; construction of landside and airside infrastructure adapted to the terminal size; and construction of water, power and sewerage infrastructure deemed necessary for normal operations.