Ghana’s capital, Accra is arguably not the only best city you can stay, other cities in Ghana are far better placed than Accra in terms of fun, accessibilty to institutions, and generally a relaxing lifestyle. Koforidua, the capital of the Eastern Region is you best bet if the afore mentioned indicators are your priority.
There are major reasons why the Eastern Regional capital Koforidua is one of the most popular cities in Ghana with regards to social amenties, accessibilty of state institutions, amongst others.
Ghana Talks Business has outlined 7 major reasons why Koforidua is currently the best city to live in Ghana.
There is No Traffic Jam
Traffic jam simply means a large number of vehicles close together and unable to move or moving very slowly. This act on roads cannot be seen in Koforidua. In Koforidua no matter which part of the city you are you can wake up at at your own time and get to the office on time without you chasing a car or siting in traffic for hours as compared to other cities.
First class Good Roads
Almost all roads in Koforidua are tarred and even those which are not fully tarred has fewer potholes as compared to the roads in other cities in Ghana. The main roads in Koforidua are welled structured and label with noticeable road signs making it pesdestrain friendly.
In Koforidua, accomodation is relatively cheaper as compared to other cities in Ghana, with as low as 80 ghana cedis, you will be given keys to your at least single room self contained except that if your want to stay at prime locations closer to tertiary institutions you would have to budget alittle higher for a single room self contained which is still cheaper than what you will pay in other cities.
Good Restaurants with Cheap Foods
When it comes to what to eat and how much it will cost, just relax because with very little money you eat your favourite delicacy in a good restaurants. Vegetables and fruit in Koforidua by far as compared to elsewhere are organically green which is good for onesd health.
Cheap Hotel Prices
Money spent by foriegners on accommodation when they visit a place is always indicator of how expensive a particular place is, but in Koforidua irrespective of the good environment, whether and the likes, hotel prices are very low to fit the last person’s in the economy hierachy’s pocket. In that regard with as a low as 70 cedis [click here for it’s dollar equivalent] you are okay for enjoy a state of the art hotel and best customer service.
Undisputedly, Koforidua has one of the best landscape in Ghana. In Koforidua settlement are well planned and the green nature of the environment beautifies the whole city. In Koforidua, the whether is mostly cool and that makes flowers and plants grow well to lit the city.
Almost all State institutions have branches in Koforidua
In Koforidua, almost all state institition have officies in Koforidua making it easy to deal with state institution easier. Drivers and Vehicle License Authority (DVLA), Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Passport Office, SSNIT, GRA amongst others have their branches located in Koforidua.
Adapted from www.jetsanza.com