The project estimated to cost about GHc60,000, was being funded by the Ghana Health Service grant through the Volta Regional Services Health Directorate.
It was initiated by Mamaga Ametor II, Paramount queen of Alavanyo Traditional area, and the sod cutting was to climax her 10th anniversary celebration of her installation as a traditional ruler.
Speaking on the theme: “Tolerance- Key to peace and development”, Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo, Deputy Minister for Environment, Science and Innovation, commended the people of Alavanyo and Nkonya in the region for smoking the peace pipe.
She advised politicians, who would send their campaign trail to Alavanyo and Nkonya to avoid using insulting language that could erode the peace prevailing in those areas.
Dr Heloo, who is also the Member of Parliament for the area, commended the queen mother for her leadership role, and urged other traditional rulers to emulate her example.
The Paramount chief of Alavanyo Traditional area, Togbega Tsedze Atakora, appealed to the people of Nkonya and Alavanyo to live in peace to promote development.
The chief said he was happy that the people of Nkonya joined their Alavanyo counterparts in the celebration of the anniversary.
Mamaga Ametor II, said she had promoted the tradition and culture of Alavanyo towards development, organised entrepreneurship training for young girls and supported some health centers in the municipality.
Osie Adza Tekpor, Osie of Avatime, urged people in leadership positions to support development in their communities.
Other personalities, who attended the anniversary celebration were Togbega Tsedze Atakora VII, Paramount Chief of Alavanyo Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, Akwamu Omanhene, Togbuiga Gabusu, Paramount chief of Gbi Traditional Area and Peter Worlanyo Abomah, Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive
From Kafui Gati, Alavanyo Kpeme