President Akufo-Addo exchanging pleasantries with Nana Amanfo Edu VI, Paramount Chief of Mankessim before COVID-19

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday embarked on a five-day working visit to the Western and Central Regions, where he began commissioning of projects and cutting the sod for the construction of projects in fulfilment of campaign promises.

He will also be paying courtesy calls on traditional rulers as part of the official tour.

President Akufo-Addo commenced his working visit at Egyam in the Western Region, where he inspected work on the ongoing construction of the Ankyernyin-Egyam road.

He also visited the Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency to inspect the Axim Fishing Habour Project.

From Axim, President Akufo-Addo cut sod for construction of the Esiama-Nkroful road at Esiama, in the Ellembelle constituency.

He also inspected ongoing road construction works at Gwira Aiyinase, and launched the Gwira Community Mining Scheme.

President Akufo-Addo ended day one of his visit after cutting the sod for a 100-bed capacity District Hospital in Shama.

He will today meet with the Regional House of Chiefs at Sekondi; visit the Essiam Bypass and Railway Training School at Essikado, and cut the sod for the construction of the GNPC Operational Headquarters, at Takoradi, in fulfillment of a 2016 manifesto pledge.

Beginning his tour of the Central Region, tomorrow Thursday, 20th August, President Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for the construction of a landing site and fishing harbour at Elmina in the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem constituency.

He will also pay a courtesy call on the Mokwamanhene, in Twifo Praso, and inspect the ongoing construction of the Twifo Praso District Hospital.

Also, in Twifo Praso, the President will also cut sod for a bridge over River Pra, commission the Ekumfi Fruit Juice Factory, and later visit the Gomoa West constituency where he would join the Chiefs to inspect work an ongoing construction of a Landing Site.

On Saturday, President Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for the construction of the NHIA Office at Cape Coast, and attend the ceremony for the launch of the NPP 2020 Manifesto.