Odawna residents accuse government of neglect after flooding

Odawna residents accuse government of neglect after flooding

Some residents of Adabraka-Sahara in Accra have accused the government of failing in its responsibility to address the perennial flooding that occurs in that part of the city.

Following the recent heavy downpours, some residents of Adabraka-Sahara, a suburb of Accra, have accused the ruling government of neglecting its responsibility to deal with the recurrent flooding in that part of the city.

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The residents, who are among the worst hit by floods anytime it rains in Accra, said they will be forced to demonstrate against the government due to the situation, and impressed on authorities to permanently address the problem.

Several properties and sometimes lives are lost as a result of the flooding in the area, particularly when the Odaw river which flows passes through the community and receives waste water from other parts of the capital, overflows its banks.

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