November 27, 2017

Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Attah has said to Members of Parliament (MP) to bear with government for delays on road contracts because the Road Fund is virtually empty.

He further revealed that, limited re-habitation and periodic routine maintenance of roads will be affected.

According to the Atiwa West legislator, on the average, GHC80million monthly goes into the Road Fund out of which GHC67million Ghana cedis is used in servicing loans at UBA bank on monthly bases.

“This is accounting for delay on all road contracts, our roads are finance by the road fund MPs have to bear with government and understand this”, he said.

This came to light when he was answering question on the floor of Parliament, whiles most MPs with bad roads in their constituency want to know from the Minister what was causing delays in the construction of roads that that been awarded.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/