The Deputy Minister of Tourism,Culture and Creative Arts, Mark Okraku-Mantey has cut sod for the commencement of construction of the first amphitheatre in Kumasi.
This is to fulfill the NPPs manifesto promise of building theatres in some selected regions. This year the government promised to build 5 Amphitheatres; two (2) in Accra, one (1) in Kumasi, one (1) in Takoradi and one (1) in Tamale.
The purpose of these Amphitheaters is to serve as venues for performances and other forms of entertainment, aid industry players to plan for their event and to create Jobs to boost the Industry’s economy.
Performing the sod-cutting on Wednesday, April 26,2023 in the presence of the Executive Secretary NFA Juliet Asante, Nana Sarfo Kantanka ( Project Coordinator) MoTAC , Kumasi Mayor Mr Samuel Pyne and Kwadwo Antwi CEO (GTDC), MarK Okraku-Mantey said:
“Good to see you all here…This is the day the most high has made, finally, we are on the soil ,we are on the grounds to start the project.So it will be prudent that we do the official thing that we do. so we are here to do the first digging so it can be put on record that the project has started”.
The Deputy Tourism,Culture and Creative Arts Minister tasked the contractors to ensure that there is value for money, as well as ensure strict adherence to completion timelines.
Check what Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mark Okuraku-Mantey said after cutting sod to commence the construction of first Amphitheatre in Kumasi. #Amphitheatre @GhanaMinistry @ghanatourismGTA pic.twitter.com/2m8tjhOZRg
— Ghana Weekend (@GhanaWeekend) April 26, 2023
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