On Tuesday, September 5 2023, the Member of Parliament for the Akim Swedru Constituency, Kennedy Nyarko Osei was joined by the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Stephen Jalulah, along with the District Chief Executive, Asare Danso, and Nananom, to cut sod for the construction of the 30.1-kilometer Feeder Roads project from Akim Swedru to Apoli-Beposo in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.
Kennedy Nyarko Osei expressed delight that the rehabilitation of the roads was finally being undertaken under his tenure, saying the construction of the road had been the subject of promises made by various political parties and successive governments.
He said his constituency had a high level of inter-rural accessibility and it was pertinent to continuously enhance connectivity to improve mobility to facilitate economic activities and improve the livelihoods of the people.
He said it was also refreshing that the route, which serves as an alternative route to the Akim Swedru enclave.
It is being constructed by a Ghanaian construction firm, So Good Engineering and Construction Limited, and it is expected to be completed within 24 months.
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Hon. Stephen Jalulah said;
“You are very fortunate to have Kennedy Nyarko Osei as your MP because he is one of the most diligent Members of Parliament. He merits another term to carry on his good job as he works hard to address the majority of the issues that his constituents encounter.”