President Akufo-Addo expresses concern over collapse of Accra Mall ceiling

President Akufo-Addo expresses concern over collapse of Accra Mall ceiling

President Akufo-Addo has expressed worry over the collapse of the Accra Mall ceiling on Thursday, October 11, 2018.

The president in a tweet said he was “disturbed” by the incident.

The ceiling at the mall square of the popular shopping centre in the capital caved in causing fear and panic among shoppers.

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Officials say at least three people “sustained minor” injuries with the police and fire service personnel arriving at the scene to avert chaos.

But President Akufo-Addo is in the US decried the poor maintenance culture in the country, urging facility managers to “improve our maintenance culture.”

President Akufo-Addo expresses concern over collapse of Accra Mall ceiling

The collapsed Accra Mall roof. Source: Twitter
Source: UGC

The Accra Mall is a shopping center in Accra, located on the Spintex road adjacent to the Tema Motorway. The mall was commissioned on July 4, 2008. It is one of the most modern shopping malls in West Africa and the first large-scale shopping centre in Ghana.

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