Hon. Freda Akosua Prempeh, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Tano North has been appointed as the new Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) by H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana.
Hon. Prempeh takes over from Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah,

Presentation of PPEs to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources today received various set of Personal Protective Equipments from World Vision Ghana and UNICEF.

The items donated to the Government through the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources was aimed at supporting the efforts of Government in the fight against the COVID 19 disease in the Country.

The Director of Finance at the World Vision Office in Accra Madam Mercy Nuleyan presented the items on behalf of World Vision at the cost of 155,600 CEDI’s, whiles Madam. Anne Claire Dufay, the Country Representative of UNICEF made the presentation on behalf of her Agency,totalling 600,000 Cedis worth of items.

The sector Minister Hon Cecilia Abena Dapaah received the items on behalf of Government.

She commended the two Agencies for the kind gesture in supporting the government.

She said the donation of the items was a further demonstration of the cordial relationship between the Government and the two Agencies towards a common goal.

She stated that the government will not relent in its fight to ensure every part of the Country is provided with Sanitation facilities.

Hon Cecilia Abena Dapaah indicated that since 2017, the Country has not recorded any case of cholera and this she attributed to the provision of Sanitation facilities .

She mentioned in particular the provision of 30,000 Household toilets in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area ,targeting the poor and the vulnerable.

The sector Minister hoped there would be more cooperation between the government and the two Agencies.

Present at the program were the two Deputy Ministers Hon.Patrick Boamah(MP) and Hon. Michael Gyato(MP) as well as the Chief Director Mr.Noah Tumfo and other Senior Staff of the Ministry.
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Ministerial Working Visit to Ashiaman and Bankuman by Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources

The sector Minister for sanitation and water resources Hon Cecilia Abena Dapaah has paid an official working visit to Ashiaman and Bankuman in the Tema Municipality

The working visit was to enable the sector Minister inspect ongoing drainage and sewerage projects in these two Municipalities .


Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah inspects GAMA projects at Bankuman and Ashiaman

The projects are being constructed by the GAMA Sanitation and Water Project.

The Ashiaman Sewerage Network project involves the construction of a new simplified sewerage network for the Ashiaman New town Community and the rehabilitation of existing sewerage network in Team Development Corporation Quarters.

Approximately, 4,800 house holds covering over 24,000 people will benefit from the project.

The Bankuman Simplified Sewerage Project involves the laying of new collector sewer lines, rehabilitation of existing trunk sewer lines and the construction of new sewerage treatment plant to connect people in the Bankuman Community.

Approximately 800 household covering over 6,000 people will benefit from the project when completed.

The sector Minister Hon Cecilia Abena Dapaah was conducted round the project sites by the Project Consultants and the GAMA Project Coordinator Ing. George Asiedu.

The sector Minister commended the consultants and the workers for the progress of work so far and hoped they would be completed as scheduled.

She was hopeful that the projects when completed would bring great relief to the beneficiary communities and put an end to the sanitation challenges experienced in the affected areas.

The Consultants on their part thanked the Sector Minister for the visit and promised to complete the work by the scheduled date.

The Minister was accompanied by a host of media personnel.

The official entourage of the Minister included the Chief Director of the Ministry, Mr. Noah Tumfo, the GAMA Project Coordinator Ing. George Asiedu and officers from both the Ministry and the GAMA project.