The Tumu-Lawra-Han road According to the Regional Coordinating Council Has been awarded to 5 Contractors within the Upper West Region.
This was revealed by the Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih in an Interview with Sayidou Bhomanjo at Radio Upper West on 18th of July 2022.
The Minister Indicated that the Whole Contract was Awarded to Greenhouse, a road construction company which was delaying with the road project, as a result, the Regional Coordinating Council in collaboration with the Road Ministry took a decision to award the contract in bits to several contractors in order for the project to be completed within the expected time frame.
The Contractors Include Greenhouse, PW Ghanem, Asthal, Mawuns and Marepoma.
The Minister Indicated that PW Ghanem Popularly called Wadea in Wa has been issued 25km of the Contract whilst, Aschal(Currently working on Wa & Bulenga Road, Tumu to Jeffisi)was issued 10km of the Contract, Mawuns(Contractor of Dafiama Road) was issued 15km, whilst Marepoma was allocated 20Km of the Contract, Greenhouse which is a Chinese Company was issued 15km. The 5 Contractors have signed a contract of agreement According to the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council.
It was expected that on the 8th of June 2022, All Contractors should have been present at site for work to commence but two out of 5 Contractors were present, According to The Regional Minister, he invited the contractors to his office on a dialogue and after the dialogue, he gave them a timeline which is limited till the end of July to begin the project, he indictated that all the support they needed to start work was made available. The road Project is expected to be completed in 24 months.