Twedie youths greet Akufo-Addo with a protest

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was on Saturday, October 2 greeted by protesting youth at Twedie in the Ashanti Region as he continued his four-day tour of the region.

The youth were angered by what they suspect was a deliberate move by the contractor in charge of the Ohwimase-Twedie road, who only moved equipment to site because the President was expected to inspect the project.

The President took a look at the 15.2-kilometer Ohwimase-Twedie road to ascertain the state of work done by the contractor, Asabea Construction.

The residents however claim construction has not gone on for years and suspected the equipment to be moved back out of site when the president leaves. A claim the contractor denied.

Samuel Ofori Larbi, Chief Executive Officer of Asabea Construction, assured the residents the project will be completed soon.

“I am now waiting for the approval of asphalting,” he told Accra-based TV station, TV3.

Earlier, the President had been at Akropong to inspect the John Agyekum Kufuor Senior High School and also the Abuakwa-Tanoso road on the N6 highway.

The President is expected to continue his tour of the region on Sunday, where he will make a stop at Bekwai to inspect the Bekwai Hospital.

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