President John Mahama has delivered on a major campaign promise to construct the Kotokuraba market into a modern one.
The wish of the people of the Central region was to have the old market which was in a poor state rehabilitated into an ultra-modern one.
President Mahama, who inaugurated the facility said government will invest in projects that give citizens value for money and also boost the socio-economic development of the country.
The facility comprise shops, banks, a car park, an office block, restaurants, a fire department, offices, a drainage system and walkways to ensure the free movement of traders and customers.
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President Mahama, said he remains committed to fulfilling promises made to the people of Ghana.
The market project was constructed by the China Railway Construction and Engineering Group.
It was funded with a one point three billion dollar facility from the EXIM Bank of China.
The Central region within three years have benefited from the rehabilitated Cape Coast Stadium, the Atta Mills memorial research library, expanded facilities of second cycle schools in the region, ten of the Community Day SHS and asphalted town roads.