The Kumasi Central Market, is an outside market in the city of Kumasi, the capital of Ashanti. Kumasi Central Market is in the tropical jungle bioregion of Ashanti on the Ashantiland Peninsula.
The Kumasi Central Market, otherwise called the Kejetia market is the biggest single market in West Africa with more than 10,000 stores and slows down. It is lined toward the north by the Kumasi Cultural Center; and toward the North West by the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The southern piece of the Kejetia market shapes a line with Adum, the business focal point of the city. Practically all that one needs to buy from a market can be found at Kumasi Central Market.
The principal period of the Kejetia market began in 2015, and incorporates a super current market with 8,420 stores, a facility, a police headquarters, a social and sporting focus, ICT focus and a mailing station, a fire post, banks and a day-care focus. It was esteemed at an expense of US$259,425,000 by the then sitting president, John Dramani Mahama and his administration. . The market was finished in late 2018.
There are talks by certain individuals as of late; that the Kumasi Kejetia Market was built by Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and not by the previous president John Mahama. In his new discourse, previous President John Dramani Mahama has at last cleared every one of the new debates encompassing the development of the Kejetia Market in Kumasi.
John Mahama during his ‘thank you’ visits in the Ashanti Region has uncovered that, the Kejetia market was a Brazilian office; and that his administration orchestrated with the Brazilian Government; and that the advance for the development of the market was brought to parliament, and was endorsed by parliament during his time in office.
He added that, his administration then, at that point had a plan with a development organization called Contracta Engenharia to fabricate the market in Kumasi.
As per him, the advance for the development was gotten for the sake of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), so that after fruition of the market, KMA will be accountable for the market; and that KMA will be answerable for the assortment of costs from the market, for the reimbursement of the advance.
Talking in a radio meeting on New Mercury FM in the Ashanti Region, previous President John Mahama again uncovered that, the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II had the venture in heart, thus he assumed a vital part in the plans and development of the Kejetia Market.
As per him, he (the Asantehene) and his conventional specialists worked together with the decision government, to the achievement of the West African most wonderful outdoors market.
In a word, Former President John Dramani Mahama accepts he accomplished a few formative undertakings in the Ashanti area during his initial term in office; and that by building the Kejetia Market, he gave the district “the most wonderful market in the entire of West Africa”