Aburi Gardens, Yaa Asantewaa mausoleum to be upgraded-Ofori-Atta
The government has announced plans to upgrade parts of the Aburi Botanical Gardens and the Yaa Asantewaa Mausoleum in Ejisu Besease.
The upgrade forms part of plans to improve the quality of tourism assets in Ghana.
Reading the budget statement on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said the contracts for the upgrade had been awarded, and the projects are expected to be completed by end of March 2022.
The main components of Phase I of the upgrade in Aburi include works to enhance the entry and exit gates, visitor receptive facilities, washrooms, a car park, playgrounds and an event centre.
He noted that stakeholder and community engagement has commenced towards the planned transformation of the Pikworo Heritage and Slave Market, the Salaga Slave Market, and four targeted beaches.