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Gov’t secures loan for Ketu North hospital

By Ivy Setordjie | Joy News | Volta Region
The Chairman for Finance Commitee in Parliament, James Klutsey Avedzi, has disclosed that government has secured a loan for the design, construction and furnishing of a new hospital in Wheta in Ketu North District.

James K Avedzi, who is also MP for Ketu North disclosed this at the annual the 10th Annual Rice Festival of the chiefs and people of Dekpor in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region.

The project when completed will also bring employment to the youths of the district and other region is going to be constructed and thereby reducing unemployment in the district.

According to the James Avedzi, government has and will continue to bring developmental projects to the people which they rightly deserve.

He urged the youth to be hard working and also help in promoting peace in the country.

The MP also disclosed that a 12-unit classroom block for the Wheta SHS and Wovenu SHS to improve quality in education will soon be constructed.

The MP said five district hospitals and a polyclinic have been earmarked for construction within 36 months at a cost of 89.9 million Euros.

The new district hospital is among five other health facilities to be constructed across the country through funding from the Raiffesen Bank International AG of Austria.

The District Chief Executive, Kofi Lawson in an interview with myjoyonline.com said the chiefs and elders of Wheta have been consulted and documents are being prepared for the formal acquisition of the proposed site for the hospital.

He said government is committed to making sure that the health needs of the people are well provided with best facilities.

Kofi Lawson used the opportunity to advice the chiefs to be the pivot of round which peace and unity must revolve in order for development as they installed a development chief.

He also advised politicians not to deceive the youth to cause violence especially as the general elections draws close.

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