Osafo Maafo laments inflated cost of road projects

  |   Ghana News

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has bemoaned what he calls corrupt practices within the country’s road sector. According to him, some road contractors intentionally inflate the cost of roads, adding that, such practices have had an adverse effect on the country’s funding sources.

Speaking at an event to officially commence the upgrade of the Accra-Tema Motorway on Monday, Osafo- Maafo said the cost of road construction in Ghana must conform to international standards.

He argued that “the cost of construction is basically international depending on the material you use and therefore we cannot have a situation where the cost of construction in Ghana is on a different planet.”

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