Former 1st Vice National Chairman and aspiring National Chairman for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ayesu Ntim, has called on Ghanaians to rally behind Agenda 111 with their support.
Agenda 111 initiative is part of government’s intervention to construct 111 hospitals as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
The plan to construct these hospitals was first announced in a COVID-19 address by the President, months after the wrecking Coronavirus hit Ghana. It was touted as a giant plan to bridge the health infrastructure deficit the country was grappling with.
His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has laid the first block for the commencement of the life-changing project at Trede in the Ashanti region.
Commenting on the epic intervention initiated by the Government, former New Patriotic Vice Chairman Stephen Ayensu Ntim said, “The anticipation from Ghanaians is an indication of their belief in the project and I encourage all and sundry to patiently rally behind the President and the NPP government whilst we work assiduously to transform all sectors of our country.”
He reckoned that “I would urge Ghanaians in general and our cherished party people in particular to lend our maximum support to these worthy Agenda 111 projects.”
Eighty-eight (88) districts with hospitals are expected to benefit from the initiative.
The beneficiary regions and respective breakdown; Ashanti (10), Volta (9), Eastern (8), Greater Accra (7), Upper East (7), Oti (5), Upper West (5), Bono (5), Western North (5), Savannah (3), Bono East (2), North East (2).
The remaining are six regional hospitals in the newly created regions, two specialised hospitals in the middle and northern belts, as well as a regional hospital in the Western Region and renovation of the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital.