The N8 highway that links Ahwian Nkwanta in Ashanti Region and Yamoransa in Central Region has a new 31.2-kilometer section from Assin Fosu to Assin Praso, which was inaugurated by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
Dr. Bawumia said that this road project, which was funded by a 58 million US dollar grant from Japan, demonstrates President Akufo-Addo’s dedication to enhancing road infrastructure nationwide.
He also stated that the government is working to secure more funds to complete the remaining 67 kilometers of road from Assin Fosu to Yamoransa.
“The completion of the 31.2-kilometer road from Assin Fosu to Assin Praso shows President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to improving road infrastructure across the country. The N8 highway will also connect Ahwian Nkwanta in Ashanti Region and Yamoransa in Central Region. The project, which cost 58 million US dollars, is a grant from Japan to Ghana,” he said.
He added that the upgrading of Assin Fosu town roads, which is halfway done, is ongoing, and that Assin has seen a lot of development under the NPP government.
“A modern footbridge and other auxiliary facilities will soon be completed,” he noted.
Dr. Bawumia assured that the government will secure more funds to complete the 67-kilometer road from Assin Fosu to Yamoransa.