President John Dramani Mahama has asked the African Development Bank (AFDB), to support government to expand the construction of feeder roads throughout the country.
Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, a Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, announced this at the daily media briefing at the Flagstaff House.
He said the move was to help government to connect the rural areas to the cities, to stop post-harvest losses in the food producing areas.
According to him, although the AfDB had contributed to Ghana’s socio-economic development, and in the areas of health, education and infrastructure, Government would continue to liaise with the Bank to improve the roads sector.
President Mahama on had earlier held a closed-door meeting with officials of the Bank to discuss the way forward in its cooperation with Ghana.
The meeting was also envisaged to deepen the Bank’s relations and support to propel the socio-economic development of the country.
Mr. Mohammed noted that the expansion of feeder roads would cover all the districts of the country, and gave the assurance that Government would “continue to pursue that collaboration to achieve the development goals of the country.”