GTA Honours Jake, Freddie Ayim At Kwahu

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is scheduled to commission the Odweanoma Paragliding Field.

At the commissioning, GTA is expected to honour the late former Tourism Minister, Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey, as well Ferdinand Ayim.

DGN Online has gathered that
busts of the late Obetsebi Lamptey and Ferdinand Ayim will be unveiled as part of the commissioning whereas plaques will also be placed at the site to acknowledge the contributions and support of individuals who have championed the development and growth of the sport in Kwahu, Atibie.

The commissioning is set for Monday, September 21, 2020 under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

The Odweanoma Paragliding Site has accordingly over the past two years been upgraded into a model event ground capable of supporting all-year-round recreational activities.

The upgrade is said to include the construction of
– Expansion of the take-off point to handle 4 tandem gliders for launch.
– the re-grassing of take-off point,
– fencing of the event ground,
– construction of a new entrance post,
– paving of the entire event area,
– Provision of permanent canopy stands for event-goers and public
– Provision of a new 6-seater washroom facility
– Construction of a food court
– Construction of a VIP lounge

By Melvin Tarlue