Wakanda City of Return Project to make Cape Coast a major tourist hub in West Africa

Initiators of the project are in the process of securing a 5000 acres of land for the establishment of the Wakanda City Return Project

At least five thousand  acres of Land has been secured for the establishment of the much awaited the Wakanda  City of Return Project, the  Apagyahene of Asebu Traditional Area and  Nana Obokese Ampa has said.

Speaking on the Asaase Breakfast Show with Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Budu on Wednesday (1 December) Nana Obokese Ampa says the initiative will make Cape Coast the preferred tourism destination hub in West Africa.

“The idea is to try to bring to real time what we saw in the movie Black Panther to show the World that Africa is able and ready to lead in technology, architecture, everything So the whole idea is to build something futuristic where African governments can use as an example on how we should proceed as a people.”

“First the timeline is ten years from now we should be able to do all of these, and number two we are focusing on seven key strategic areas, we going to build a university, invest in agriculture, technology, housing, hospitality and tourism, these are key areas and it is all happening in the Cape Coast enclave.” He spoke.

Cape Coast is going to change, it going to be the new go-to place for West Africa not Ghana, a small country like Bahamas, they have the biggest GDP because of tourism

Nana Obokese Ampa who doubles as Coordinator of the project says an initial funding of 200 million As I speak with you, we have an agreement with the Asebu traditional area to secure 5000 acres of Land to start this project.

“As I speak to you, we have secured US$ 200 million has so far been secured for the first phase of the project.”

About Project

The project is a private sector-led initiative to develop the coastline and new areas of Cape Coast by creating a heritage experience with the provision of 5-Star hotels, retreat/ health resort, conference center, entertainment and the construction of the Ultra-Modern continental corporate headquarters for ADDI.

The two local companies involved in this joint venture with African Diaspora Development Investment are The Pelicape Limited and Adepa Africa Investments. The project is expected to create about three thousand (3,000) jobs in the Cape Coast area.

Fred Dzakpata

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