Government provides €19.5m for Accra-Tema street lights project

The government has provided a sum of €19.5m for the installation of street lights across the Greater Accra Region.

According to a Daily Graphic report, the project covers a stretch of 160 kilometres of all major roads and ceremonial routes in the Accra and Tema metropolitan areas.

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashitey made  known during a ‘meet the press series’, according to the newspaper report.

He also indicated that work on the project is going on gradually.

The Minister however blamed nonfunctioning of street lights in the capital on unscrupulous people who steal electrical cables and fittings.

The project is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

By Ekow Quandzie

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