Gbadzeme (V/R), April 14, GNA - The chiefs and people of Avatime Gbadzeme in
the Ho West District of the Volta Region have started work on a seven-kilometre
road linking the community to Fume on the Eastern Corridor Highway through
Dagadu, the Assembly Member, told the Ghana News Agency that the community had
taken up the challenge after several attempts to get the authorities to fix the
access road failed.
for salvation from government for so long for our seven- kilometre road to no
avail. So we have decided to construct it ourselves," he said.
Members of the
community, including women and children, provided communal labour to fix about
two kilometres of the road within a week.
Mr Dagadu said
shortage of materials including sand, cement and stone chippings had slowed
down progress of work and counting on the promises of the MP for work to
He appealed to
the Assembly, benevolent organisations, and individuals to support the road
Mr Dagadu added
that the community had long been cut off due to poor telecommunication network
and called for help.
He said the
community, with more than 2000 people, lived on a single mechanised borehole,
whose water was available once a week.