Poor road networks in the Sisaala West and East Districts of the Upper West Region is affecting the smooth transport of essential food stuff from the Sisaala area to the rest of the country.
The Sisaala enclaves of the Upper West Region are noted for their mass production of cereals. Scores of farmers and traders in the Sisaala area speaking to Info Radio expressed worry about the poor nature of road networks in the area.
According to them, the situation is hindering the smooth transport of farm produce from the hinterlands to major markets in the country.
Mr Wisdom Doe, a businessman operating in the Sissala West District area speaking to Info Radio about the poor nature on roads in the Sisaala area says business operators are challenged with the bad nature of the Wa-Han-Tumu highway. He said the situation become worse during the raining season and users of roads will have to spend more hours than necessary before transporting good from the Sisaala area to markets.
Mr Doe observed that he conducts business with people in the Sissala West District area but his business efforts are affected by the road. According to him, though he uses a personal car, most drivers using that road complain of their vehicles breaking down on that road due to its current bad state.
Mr. Doe described the Sissala area as a good business destination for cereals and therefore appealed to the government to prioritize the rehabilitation of roads in the Sisaala area to boost business operations .
Source: Info Radio