Traditional rites have been performed by the Osu and Ga Traditional Councils to pave the way for the Commencement of a Multi-million dollar project to develop parts of the Accra Costal line into a Tourism enclave.
The Traditional councils poured libration, slaughtered two cows, two sheep, and two goats last Thursday, to appease the gods of the area ahead of the sod-cutting ceremony which is expected to be performed in two months time by the President, HE Nana Akuffo Addo Dankwa Addo.
Known as the Marine Drive Project, it covers 248 acres, stretching from the Osu Christianborg Castle to the Arts Centre.
When completed the project will facilities such as Beach resorts, Hotels, Playgrounds and Malls, among other Tourism amenities.
This forms part of the Akufo-Addo government’s plan to develop Ghana’s tourism sector to meet international standards. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, made this revelation when he presented the 2017 budget statement and economic policy in Parliament on Thursday, March 2.2017.