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A team from the World Bank, led by Madhu Ragunath, Practice Manager of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme (GSCSP) and the Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) is embarking on a 5-Day Implementation Support Mission (ISM) field visit in some northern parts of Ghana on the GSCSP.


The field visit which forms part of efforts geared towards a systematic assessment of progress of the project and ultimately ensuring its successful implementation is expected to cover the Northern, North East and Upper East regions.


On Tuesday, May 14, the team kickstarted the field visit in the Northern region by visiting the Northern Regional Coordinating Council, a beneficiary of the project and assessed them based on the interventions. Some project sites in Yendi, in the Northern region were also inspected, and recommendations given.


The project sites inspected at Yendi include the construction site of a 2-storey 60No. Lockable stores at the Yendi Central Market, Paving of walkways, Car and Lorry Park at the Yendi Central Market and a Construction of 0.45 Kumfong Link Road and the Provision of Pedestrian Lay-Bys in Yendi.


Addressing the Beneficiaries in the Northern region, the Project Manager of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme (GSCSP), Madhu Ragunath encouraged a holistic approach to every aspect of project implementation to maximise project success.


The Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Ahmed Yussuf Abubakar in a closing remark appreciated the World Bank and the Ministry for the numerous interventions in the region and pledged unwavering commitment to ensuring a successful completion of the very project in his jurisdiction.


The development objective of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Program (GSCSP) Project is to improve urban management and basic urban services in participating Municipal Assemblies (MAs) and it is funded by a credit facility from the World Bank.




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