President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government has initiated 2,163 projects in the Upper West Region since becoming he assumed office in January 2017.

“There are 2,163 projects being executed in the Region, with 1,299 completed, and the remaining 864 ongoing”, the President said.

According to him, “Out of the 1,299 completed projects, 112 are in the educational sector, 48 in the health sector, 31 in the roads sector, and 256 in the water and sanitation sector”.

With the ongoing projects, the President said 51 are in the educational sector, 17 in the health sector, 18 in the roads sector, and 684 in the water and sanitation sector.

“With four more for Nana and the NPP, we will do even more for you”, he said on Friday, 9 October 2020, when he addressed members of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, on day 1 of his 2-day working visit there.

He said the region will also benefit from five of the 111 district hospitals targeted to be built across the country in areas without one, within the next one year.

“They are Daffiama/Bussie/Issa, Wa East, Lambussie/Karni, Sissala West and Wa West districts.

“The hospitals will have a 100-bed capacity fully-equipped with appropriate accommodation for medical personnel, i.e. doctors and staff,” he added.