The President of the Republic, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Wednesday 10th April, 2019, begin a six-day tour of three out of the six newly created regions in the country.
The President will visit the Western North, Ahafo and Bono East Regions on a first-round tour that will, at a later date, see him visit the three other newly created regions.
Beginning in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai constituency, in the Western North Region, President Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for the construction of the main campus of the Bibiani College of Health Sciences, and inspect a Cocoa Rehabilitation Farm at Ntrentrenso. He will proceed to Sefwi Wiawso, the regional capital to cut the sod for the construction of Sefwi Wiawso town roads.
The President will climax the day’s event with a durbar of Chiefs and people of the Western North Region at the Sefwi Wiasomanhene’s palace at Wiawso.
Day 2, of the tour will begin with the President inspecting the proposed site for the construction of the Regional Coordinating Council at Wiawso followed by a sod cutting exercise for the construction of a 1D1W warehouse at Bia and proceed to cut the sod to begin works on Juaboso town roads.
At Dadieso in the Suaman Constituency, the President will commission an upgraded Health Centre to a District Hospital status, and end the tour of the Western North region with Town Hall meeting at Akontombra.
President Akufo-Addo will move to the Ahafo region on Friday 12th April, 2019, to begin the 3rd day of his regional tour where he is expected to visit Sankore, Kukuom, Mim, Goaso, Hwidiem in the Asunafo North and South and Asutifi South Constituencies.
He will proceed on Saturday 13th April to Kenyasi, Tanoso, Yamfo, Duayaw Nkwanta and Bechem also in the Asutifi North and Tano North and South constituencies respectively.
Whilst there, the President will inspect a 1D1F project in Tanoso, visit the site for the construction of the Regional Coordinating Council at Goaso, the regional capital, and hold Town Hall meetings with the opinion leaders, identifiable groups as well as Chiefs and people of the areas.
President Akufo-Addo will depart to Amantin, in the Bono East Region, on Sunday, 14th April, to initiate his tour of the Bono East region with a courtesy call on the Amantin Manhene, and attend an Interdenominational Church Service at Atebubu where he will also commission a new Health Insurance Building and Female Ward at Atebubu Government Hospital.
He will hold a Town Hall meeting in Yeji in the Pru East region, and pay a courtesy call on the President and Supreme leader of the Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana, His Eminence Sheikh Khalifa Ahmad Abulfaid Abbulai Maikano Jallo at Prang in the Pru West Constituencies.
The last day of the President’s tour will include working visits to Techiman, Kintampo, Jema and Nkoranza townships on Monday 15th April 2019.
In Techiman, President Akufo-Addo will call on the Techimanhene and inspect a proposed site for the construction of a Regional Coordinating Council.