Huni/Valley, (W/R) Jan, 19, GNA - The Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni/Valley constituency, Mr. Francis Adu Blay-Koffie, on Thursday cut sod for work to begin on a sanitation and water project at Huni/Valley in the Western Region.
The project, which is been piloted in Ashiaman, Mankessim and Huni/Valley, is to improve sanitation and water supply to the people.
Addressing a durbar of traditional rulers and the people of Huni/ Valley, Mr. Koffie said the project, which is estimated to cost one million Euros for the three towns, is being funded by Africa Development Bank and the beneficiary assemblies.
He said Prestea Huni/Valley is supposed to contribute 45, 000 Ghana cedis of the 800,000 Ghana cedis cost of the project.
The MP said the nation recognizes the contribution of the Western Region to national development, and asked the people of Huni/ Valley to a void politicizing the project but to support it.
Briefing the Ghana News Agency, main consultant for the project, Mr. Kolly Darcoo, Director of Afro Wood Consult, said the project is expected to be completed in six months.
He said the project is a Tried Partnership scheme, which was originally planned by Trend Consulting group in partnership with African Development Bank.
Nana Kwasi Damoah, Ebusuapanin at the Huni/Valley Palace, thanked Government for selecting the community for the project.