The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), has

named a roundabout and its adjourning street at Tema Community

Three after the late Mr Paul Victor Obeng.

PV-ObengThe naming of the roundabout and street is to immortalised Mr

P. V. Obeng, who resided in the Metropolis for many decades before

his demise.

Mr Obeng, who was an engineer, businessman and politician died

at age 67 on May 17, 2014 and was buried on August 15, 2014.

Until his death, he was the Chairman of the National

Development Planning Commission (NDPC), and chairman of the Kwame

Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Council, and many

other establishments.

Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, the Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive,

speaking at the street naming ceremony, said the roundabout and the

road linking it to the Meridian Road had been named P. V. Obeng

Avenue.

Mr Odamtten said the street naming would remind residents of

the enormous contributions of the l P. V. Obeng to the Metropolis

and the country.

He explained that PV had deep thoughts about the regeneration

of Tema and restoring it to its former glory.

“His ideas were deep and it will transcend generations to

come,” he stated.

The MCE said PV was one of the few politicians who were

admired by people across the political divide.

According to him, landscaping at the roundabout would be

improved while roads connecting to it from the frontage of the TDC

through to Tema Senior High School, to the roundabout to Community

Two roads would be asphalted, as part of some 20 kilometres of

roads to receive a face lift in the Metropolis.

Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, the Greater Accra Regional

Minister, eulogised P. V. Obeng and urged the youth to emulate his

humility and commitment to the development of the country.

Source : GNA/newsghana.com.gh

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