Health Minister
November 24, 2021

 Minister for Health Kwaku Agyeman Manu has revealed that dispute at Kpassa site for the construction of a District Hospital in the Nkwanta North District has delayed the construction of the District Hospital.

The Minister said, according to a National Security report, the land for the Kpassa site is in dispute at the Hohoe High Court, and in view of this, the Site Supervision Consultant has informed the Ministry that the Regional Minister and the DCE have proposed a new site.

 The Nkwanta North District Assembly is therefore liaising with the chiefs to conclude on the new site for the project.

Assuring parliament and the Member of Parliament for Nkwanta North, John Kwabena Bless Oti who wanted to know from the Minister when work on the District Hospital would commence, he said, “Rt. Hon. Speaker, Nkwanta North District Hospital has also been planned under the Agenda 111, to herald the commencement of works on the Agenda 111 project, sod was cut on Tuesday, August, 17, 2021, at the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region to signal the beginning of these hospitals in all the beneficiary districts, including Nkwanta North under the Agenda 111.

And reiterated that work would commence as soon as a new site is located.

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