The Ultra-Modern market for Hohoe in the Volta region, which is supported by the World Bank, is 95% complete. The market is being built through the Ghana Secondary City Support Programme (GSCSP). The project started a year ago and will be finished in the allotted 18 months as part of the GSCSP and the World Bank’s Urban Development Action Plan 2019-2023.
The Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Daniel Noble Awume, who inspected progress of work on the market project expressed satisfaction with the work that had been completed up to that point and predicted that it would boost local economic activity and bring in more revenue to help the assembly fund other development projects.
He was briefing the Ghanaian Times about the status of a few ongoing projects in the municipality last Friday. Mr. Awume noted that measures were being taken to guarantee that each of these projects was completed on schedule.
Overview of Hohoe Ultra-Modern market
He said that the market would have 106 lockable storefronts, 144 shelters, a police station, health and fire stations, and a creche when it will be finished this year. Mr Awume claimed that efforts were well underway to engage the community and inform residents of the assembly’s ongoing and completed projects.
He stated that the new market would help strengthen the economic activities of the town and give employment to youths. Especially in the area of the new creche in the market to enable nursing mothers sell their wares.
The MCE stated further that the municipality has witnessed a marked improvement in infrastructure initiatives, showing that every traditional area would receive a piece of the cake. Therefore, he made a plea to the locals to continue supporting the administration. In bringing the required development to the municipality to raise the standard of living for the populace.