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Ashanti Regional Minister designate, Simon Osei Mensah told the parliamentary Appointment Committee earlier today during his vetting that government’s decision to demolish the maternity block at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is a prudent one since every data gathered on the building suggests that it will be safer to pull the building down and construct a new one.

It could be recalled that The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 15th May, 2020, cut the sod for the reactivation of work for the construction of the forty-five (45) year old Maternity and Children’s Block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

The project, which was being funded by German Bank, Deutsche Bank, was to cost €155 million, and was expected to be completed within 36 months, but government made a u-turn and decided to pull the 45-year-old structure, meant to accommodate 750 beds, lecture halls, restaurants, operation theatres among others, because it was found to be too weak to accommodate all the equipment and the number of people expected to use the facility.

This decision was reached following a number of structural analyses conducted on the building, which was started in 1976 but has since been abandoned; it has been recommended that it should be demolished for a new one to be built in its stead.

By Raymond Okyere Koomson (Davinci) | SilverNEWS 

 

 

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