Updated: Jun 16, 2020
Aqua Africa and the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources sign an agreement for the delivery of potable water
Having secured approval from the cabinet, Hon. Cecilia Dapaah hosted the Founder and CEO for Aqua Africa, Mr. Philip Foster, as well as the UK’s High Commisioner to Ghana, Mr. Iain Walker, at her office to sign the Supply Agreement.
The agreement is in line with government’s vision of making clean water accessible to all citizens in all parts of the country. The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, has been working with Aqua Africa Limited who specialises in the provision of clean sterile drinking water through Nano-filtration system.
Speaking at the short ceremony, the sector Minister Hon. Minister Cecilia ….noted that she was pleased to finally seal the deal and looks forward to the commencement of the project which will make clean water accessible in many communities.
“On behalf of the executive here, we are pleased that this event is coming on and also to announce the commencement of this project and its complex nature because it is a new technology. We had cabinet approval, and provision of water is in line with government’s vision and it is spelled out clearly in our manifesto that Ghanaians everywhere should be provided with clean potable water”.
Philip Foster stressed that not only are they looking forward to working on this project with the Ministry, but they also want to help the government achieve ‘Ghana beyond Aid’.
“It’s taken a long time to make this big step and it needs pioneering thinking, it needs a courageous person to do so,. We look forward to working in partnership not only on this project but on future projects and building the relationship with the British government and the Ghana government and supporting Ghana beyond aid”, he said.
Iain Walker was also present to witness the signing of the deal, and expressed delight over the fact that a British company is partnering Ghana to help in the provision of potable water which he believes is critical to wellbeing.