The Tema Metropolitan Assembly headed by the Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten has taken stock of developmental projects embarked on by the assembly. The inventory checking took the form of a photo exhibition showcasing the projects that have been undertaken and those that are on-going during the year under review. They include projects aimed at expanding educational infrastructure, health, social interventions, security, roads and drainage systems.
Under educational infrastructure is the Industrial City Basic School at Oninku Community 1, Manhean Anglian School Complex, a feeding kitchen, as well as furniture to improve the educational standards in the metropolis. In the area of health, the assembly was able to provide CHPS compound at Adjetey Ansah and at ‘U’ compound at Manhean, constructed an Ebola centre at Tema General Hospital and a 2000 capacity modern mortuary.
In the area of social intervention, the assembly constructed the Tema Manhean market to improve the economic lives of the residents, donated to the Tema Traditional Council and the Muslim community, as well as a donation of wire mesh to about 100 fish mongers at ‘U’ compound at Tema New Town.
Improving security was also of great concern for the TMA. Street lights, Police Posts at Adjei Kojo and community 12, as well as the Baastona divisional Police Station are some of the projects that they undertook. Roads and drainage was also high on the agenda of the assembly. Photos included adding asphaltic overlay to the hospital road Tema, constructing the Tema Sec. School and Tema Manhean storm drain, dredging of the Chemu Lagoon, developing road infrastructure at Baastona and Tema Manhean and other drainage works at community Four 4.
Also on display was a photo exhibition of festivals and tourist attractions in Tema. They included the photos on the Homowo and Tema Greenwich Meridian Festivals, Canoe beach, famous gourd of the people of Tema, Shadjo tree or meridian tree and the Tema beach front. Also on display as attractions of Tema, were photos of the development of phase one of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which. The TMA has hinted that phase two of the park’s development will soon commence