The Prime Minister and head of government Philemon Yang, alongside the Minister of Public Works Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi and the Secretary of State in charge of roads, Louis Max Ayina Ohandja, have today embarked on a two days mission to the North West region.
During their stay in the North West region, the government officials will this Tuesday in the city of Santa, launch reconstruction works of the Babadjou-Bamenda road (35KM), the run-around track road of the Bamenda entrance cliff (5KM) and the urban section of the City of Bamenda (12KM) for a total linear extent of 52KM.
The project is jointly funded by the government of Cameroon and the World Bank, to the tune of 60 billion 700 million FCFA.
Other related activities will include the reconstruction of a weighing station, two rest areas, a toll station, markets, several mini portable water systems, as well as tarring of 50KM of secondary roads, to open farming areas.
On Wednesday the Minister of Public Works Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, will visit some road reconstruction sites including the construction of the second entrance of the city of Bamenda (20KM), as well as the Bamenda-Babessi and Ndop-Kumbo sections of the Ring road (60.5KM).
Minister Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi will at the Bamenda Congress Hall later on Wednesday, preside over an evaluation meeting of road maintenance programs for 2016 and 2017 in the North West region, with contractors, Technical studies Engineering firms, and the concerned staff of the central and devolved services of the Ministry of Public Works, to mark the end of his stay in the North West region.
It should be noted that ongoing road construction projects in the North West region cover a total linear extent of 328KM, with the construction of 16 road structures.