The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Atta, has disclosed that the government will clear a “chunk” of outstanding debts owed road contractors before the year ends.
The Minister indicated that “Contractors of this country are doing a yeoman’s job despite all the difficulties, and I want to assure them that government will continue to work in their interest and all their outstanding payments from now onwards will be done from time to time.
“A chunk of outstanding (payments) are going to be effected before the end of the year and it will continue,” he added.
He made the remarks while addressing a gathering at the 2022 Nine Lessons and Carols of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
The event was organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Roads and Highways.
Despite the economic challenges, the Minister stated that the government did not halt any road projects.
He also stated that more funds would be allocated to the road sector.