Agric Transportation Works on cocoa roads halted by COCOBOD

Construction work which is currently being undertaken by the Ghana Highways Authority has been suspended by COCOBOD for rationalization purposes.

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Ghana Highway Authority should suspend works on roads in cocoa growing areas, that is a directive from the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD)

The development comes as a result of the Board's quest to review the rationalization of each one of the project.

“This is to inform you that the Board of Directors of Ghana Cocoa Board had directive that work in connection with the above contracts be suspended with immediate effect,”

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This was disclosed in a brief statement signed by COCOBOD Chief Executive Joseph Boahen Aidoo.

Regions that are likely to be affected by the directive are Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo and Western Regions.

COCOBOD has implored the Highway Authority to “Kindly bring this to the attention of all contractors working on projects under your supervision.”