The municipal chief executive (MCE) for Yilo Krobo, Mr. Ebenezer Tetteh Kupualor, on Monday July 1 cut SOD for the construction of additional market sheds at the Akutunya Main market in the Municipal capital, Somanya.
The expansion project when completed will add 80 modern sheds to the current ones
The Akutunnya market constructed during the Military era had since not received any face-lift or expansion till now.
Mr. Ebenezer Tetteh Kupualor assured the gathering of market women, traditional leadership and the general public of his maximum commitment to complete this all important project within the next 2 calendar months as promised by the contractor.
The MCE continued to state that, ” this is one of the projects born out of the special infrastructure development initiative by the ruling government named 1 Constituency 1 million dollars which the Yilo Krobo Constituency is currently having several projects at different stage of completion.”
The Queen Mother of the Akutunya area applauded the MCE and the ruling NPP government under the leadership of the president Akufo-Addo for responding to the market physical structure situation of the Akutunya Main market which is having massive effect of the sustain of the market due to poor infrastructure.
The Queen Mother continued to appeal to the local market women to accept other market women from elsewhere after the completion of the market to help develop and sustain the dying Akutunya main market.