Maize Processing Factory For Asante Mampong

Kwaku Ampratwum Sarpong

ASANTE MAMPONG, in the Ashanti Region,
is set to benefit from a brand new maize processing factory very soon, it has
been announced.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Kwaku Ampratwum
Sarpong, making the announcement, said everything is set for the factory to
take off.

“Plans are far advanced for the government to construct a modern
maize processing factory at Asante Mampong. The move is positive as it will go
a long way to help boost the Asante Mampong economy and provide jobs for the
youth,” he said on Otec FM in Kumasi.

According to the Asante Mampong Lawmaker, a vast land for the
maize processing factory had been secured already to pave way for the construction
works.

“Just last week Thursday, the government sent contractors to
Asante Mampong to assess the land that has been earmarked for the maize
processing factory,” he said adding that the people of Asante Mampong are fully
in support of the factory and would give it their full backing.

The Asante Mampong MP added that, the planting for food and jobs
policy has led to the increase of maize, yam, plantain and cassava production
in the area.

In this regard, he said the maize processing factory project has
become necessary since it would help prevent the cultivated maize from getting
rotten.

According to him, the residents of Asante Mampong are aware that
the factory would help create jobs for them so they are ready to embrace it.

Mr. Sarpong further stated that, the NPP administration is ready
to construct the deplorable roads in the Asante Mampong constituency to give
them a new look.

According to the Asante Mampong MP, about 20 kilometres stretch of road would be constructed by the government to enhance movement of people and goods.

FROM I.F. Joe Awuah Jnr., Kumasi



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