The Council of State has begun a three-day tour of the Western Region to familiarize itself with operational activities at the region. The tour forms part of the Councils annual schedule to meet and engage with regional ministers and also to enable members of the Council to proffer the requisite advice to President Akufo-Addo, ministers of states, and heads of institutions when making decisions concerning the development of the Western Region.
The council as part of their visit will go to the T3 Thermal plant site at Aboadze and the GNPC operational headquarters sites.
They will also visit the Gas processing plant site at Atuabo to ascertain its operations and the adverse effect the Covid-19 pandemic had on their activities and the national economy.
The Council will also undertake field visits to galamsey sites to apprise itself of the devastating effects of illegal mining on the environment, especially forest reserves and water bodies.
It will hold interactive sessions with members of the Regional Coordinating Council, Metropolitan, Municipal, and District chief executives.
They will also meet presiding members of the various MMDAs, the Regional House of chiefs, and key stakeholders in the Western Region as part of their visit.