The Daily Statesman – Coleman: 1 constituency, 1 artificial football turf will change Ghana.
The ordeal of playing on grassless Sakora pitches is over as Chief Executive Officer of Wembley Sports Construction Company Limited has indicated his readiness to change all dilapidated pitches to ultra-modern artificial turfs across the length and breadth of Ghana.
Speaking to the Daily Statesman, Robert Tetteh Coleman revealed that his outfit had finally sealed a deal with FIFA approved Turf providers, HATKO of Turkey, to manufacture over millions square meters of artificial pitches for over 270 constituencies in the country which will be supplied by ARS.
The deal which was concluded in Turkey’s capital Instanbul last Wednesday will see the company starting with some constituencies by the close of next month, with one of Ghana’s growing banks Omnibank, pre financing all projects.
We are already fulfilling promises- President Akufo Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo says his 7 month old government is already fulfilling the promises made to the electorate in the run up to the December 2016 elections, despite the economic mess inherited by his administration.
The president said this yesterday when he addressed a durbar of the Chiefs and people at Bibiani, in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai at the commencement of his 3 day tour of the Western Region.
When we came into office we were met with huge debts and on money. It is for this reason that we put in place the appropriate measures to strengthen our monetary system, so the development we promised the people can be met, he stated.
30,000 metric tonnes chocolate factory for Ghana
The government of Ghana has signed an MOU with the Republic of Iran towards the construction of a 30,000 metric tonnes capacity chocolate factory in Ghana.
The project will be executed and managed by Shirin Arsal Food industrial group, a major food processing factory in Iran.
The Minister for Food and Agriculture of Ghana, Owusu Afriyie Akoto, signed on behalf of Ghana whilst the Vice President of the Shirin Arsal, Amir Taghdisi, signed on behalf of his company at a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday.
COCOBOD saddled with GH₵20bn NDC debts
The Chief Executive Officer of Cocobod, Joseph Boahene Aidoo, has disclosed that his administration inherited a debt of GH₵20 billion from the previous administration.
According to him, a US$ 1.8 billion loan approximately GH₵7.2 million, acquired by the previous Mahama led administration has been paid by his outfit.
We did not just pay the loan but paid before the stipulated time. Nananom, we paid the money in July, he said yesterday when he addressed the chiefs and people of Bibiani Anhwiaso at the commencement of the 3 day tour of the Western Region by the president.
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