He made this known when he visited the site on Wednesday to discern visually the progress of work at the site.
Though he acknowledged the inconveniences caused, he charged people affected to corporate while the project is underway.
He however noted that the President of the Republic of Ghana H.E. John Dramani Mahama will in weeks to come officially break grounds for the construction.
He also noted that “the visit is to ascertain the situation on the ground so as to better advise the President on the anticipated sod-cutting ceremony for the official commencement of the project.”
“Kumasi is fast developing and it is, therefore, the agenda of the government to embark on viable projects to address challenges associated with the population growth and increase in trading activities”, he added.
The project is in three (3) phases – phase one include the reconstruction of the Kejetia Bus Terminal and construction of 10,000 stores while the second and third phase include the redevelopment of the Kumasi Central Market.
The Kejetia project is being executed by Brazilian firm Messrs Contracta Engenharia Limited and its expected to be completed in 24 months after which the contractor will move to the central market.