The Suame Municipal Assembly is constructing a modern market with GH¢12 million funding under the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Program Project at Kropo, near Bohyen, in the Kumasi metropolis.
The three phase project will comprise a Clinic, Fire station, police post, Ambulance bay, toilet facilities and access roads.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Maxwell Ofosu-Boakye, said the Suame Assembly, which is part of 35 Municipal Assemblies selected for the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Program Project, has also benefited from a further GH¢15 million funding for the Suame Market, which will also enjoy a Fire service station and access roads.
The development objective of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme Project for Ghana is to improve urban management and basic urban services in participating Municipal Assemblies (MAs), for which the World Bank has approved an additional financing of US$145 million International Development Association (IDA) credit for the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme.
MCE Ofosu-Boakye disclosed that, the Suame Municipality has benefitted from the 100 kilometre Inner City roads by the government at Islamic, near Abrepo Junction, Kropo-Bohyen, Anomangye, Abotanso and Breman areas.
He also mentioned that the Municipality has had its fair share of development from the Agenda 111 project, as well as the Sinohydro project at Breman West and AgyeiPeprah electoral areas.
The Municipal Chief Executive also mentioned that the Municipality has 12 mechanised boreholes and institutional toilets by the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area (GMKA) project, under the Ministry of Sanitation.