President Akufo-Addo commissions the Upper East Water Supply Project

On Friday, 5th August 2022, President Akufo-Addo embarked on a day’s working visit to Upper East Region, with visits to Bolgatanga and Navrongo.

He commissioned the 37.6 million euro Upper East Water Supply Project, which is providing the people of Bolgatanga, Navrongo, Paga and its environs with twenty thousand, five hundred ( 20,500) cubic metres of water per day, which is approximately four and half million gallons (4.5 million) of water per day, a three-fold increase from the 1.5 million gallons a day originally available to the Region.

Apart from Bolgatanga, Navrongo and Paga, communities such as Zuarungu, Zarre, Sumbrungu, Kalbeo, Gambibigo, Winkogo, Bongo, Yorogo, Pungu and Akomkongu are also set to benefit from the project.

Three hundred and forty-six thousand, four hundred and forty-six people, in total, will be served with safe, potable water.

He also inspected the ongoing work on the Bolgatanga-Bawku-Polimakom Road, and also inspected work on the Agenda 111 Project site in the Bolgatanga East District.

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