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Over 300 dams at various stages of completion – special development minister

The Minister for Special Development Initiatives, Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson has said that the one village one dam initiative by the Akufo Addo led administration is progressing steadily in various parts of the five Northern Regions.

According to her, the ministry in collaboration with other stakeholders identified a total of 560 sites in 2018.

Speaking on the floor of Parliament she said that by the end of the construction works, each constituency in the Northern parts of the country will have 10 small Earth Dams with an average amount of Ghç 250,000.

Ms Hawa Koomson added that over 300 Dams are at various stages of completion.

She also indicated that her outfit inherited No Dams as at the time she assumed Office.

She said this in an answer to a question asked by the member of Parliament for Garu Mr Albert Akuka Alalzuuuga on the cost per dam under the infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme ( IPEP ) in the Northern Regions.

by: Gladys Emefa Gemadzie

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