Gov’t to desilt gutters with an amount of GHC197 million

Gov’t to desilt gutters with an amount of GHC197 million

- An amount of GHC197 million has been set aside to deal with floods in Ghana

- This comes after severe rainstorms hit the country in recent times

- NADMO reports that about 10 people have lost their lives as a result of the floods

Information available to YEN.com.gh suggests that the government has set aside an amount of GHC197 million to deal with floods in Ghana.

This follows a number of unfortunate incidents recorded after heavy floods hit the country in recent times.

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has indicated that about 10 people have lost their lives so far.

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Speaking to the media during a familiarisation tour of Accra, sanitation and water resources minister, Cecilia Dapaah, indicated that the contract has already been awarded to the ministry of works and housing.

According to NADMO, a middle-aged man was found dead at Ablekuma, while another was found at Odorna in Adabraka, all in the Greater Accra region, although two people were reported to have drowned in that area.

Per a report from Citinewsroom.com, the Meteorological Service Department had earlier predicted thunderstorms and heavy rains as the country moves into the raining season.

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