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MINISTRY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS/SECTOR AGENCIES/KEY STAKEHOLDERS TO IMPLEMENT EIGHT-POINT STRATEGIC DIRECTION

The Ministry of Roads and Highways, its sector agencies and key stakeholders have resolved to implement an eight-point strategic direction aimed at enhancing the future performance of the road sector. 

 

The strategic direction, dubbed: the Koforidua Declaration, was adopted at the end of the 2017 Strategic Management Workshop held in Koforidua in the Eastern Region. 

 

The Declaration resolved to adequately resource and strengthen the planning division of the agencies to improve planning operations,

 

It also resolved to complete 100% routine maintenance of the road network to ensure adequate protection of investment and to establish a central databank information system under the guidance of research, statistics and information management. 

 

The Declaration also resolve to formalize knowledge transfer and mentoring and to ensure that job security priority payment is given to labour-based works and to ensure that the National Labour Intensive Public Works Policy on the use of local labour will be rigorously implemented, among other strategic directions. 

 

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Hon. Kwasi Amoako Attah, in his closing remarks lauded the efforts of the agencies and stakeholders for coming out with the declaration and for the excellent presentations with data and figures. 

 

He stressed the need for greater collaboration among stakeholders to enhance their operations. 

 

Source: ISD (Richard Akuffo K)