Government releases GH₵150m to patch potholes across the country

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The Ministry of Roads and Highways has announced the allocation of some GH¢150 million for fixing potholes across the country.

In a press release, the Ministry stated that taking advantage of the dry season, the Department of Urban Roads would commence routine pothole patching activities on major roads.

These roads suffered significant deterioration last year due to heavy rains, they indicated in the statement dated February 15.

The Ministry aims to reduce the risk of accidents and prolong the lifespan of our road infrastructure through this exercise.

“The amount is part of the first quarter releases from the Ministry of Finance to the Ministry of Roads and Highways,” part of the statement read.

The Ministry of Roads and Highways assured Ghanaians that it is committed to addressing all road network challenges nationwide.

They “encouraged all to cooperate with the Ministry as we strive to improve the national road network.”

Read the statement below:

 

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