The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye, has revealed that funds would be allocated towards the construction of the second phase of the Keta sea defence wall.
His disclosure comes after tidal.waves ravaged some homes in Anloga and Keta.
The Minister stated that completion of works under the second phase of the project, is expected to cover a minimum coastal stretch of 8km.
The Minister who was addressing a press conference said “the Ministry of Works and Housing knows the urgency of the second phase of the project to protect the other communities. To this end, the Ministry has commenced urgent steps to implement the second phase of the project.”
He said the Ministry has finalised the evaluation of the relevant proposals for the construction to begin.
“The Ministry is actively working with the Ministry of Finance to raise the needed funding for the implementation of the second phase which will protect the beaches, lives and livelihoods,” Mr Asenso-Boakye added.