The Construction Company, Gurima Twins Company Ltd, in charge of constructing Gilang Irrigation Dam in the Wa East District, has moved to site to commence actual work. Speaking to the media during the commencement of work on the site, the Project’s Manager, Mr. Anthony Abubakari, assures the chief and people of Gilang that, the project will be executed on schedule. According to him, out of the twelve month duration, he expressed optimism of finishing the project within eight months without compromising quality. He however, appealed for the cooperation and support of the community for a successful execution of the project.
The Assembly Member for the Area, Hon. Attawulahi Ibrahim Kamintanye, on his part, underscored some of the economic benefits the project wil bring to the beneficiary communities when completed. According to him, the able bodied men and women can engage in dry season gardening and livestock will also have easy access to water.
The District Chief Executive for the Wa East District Assembly, Hon Dr. Suleman Ewurah Kandia Mahama in December last cut sod for the construction of the dam and a similar one at Tuasah; both in the Wa East District.