June 3 victims to receive GHC1 million from government

June 3 victims to receive GHC1 million from government

Plans are underway to pay an amount GHC1,030,000 to the remaining batch of victims of the June 3, 2015 disaster that occurred in Accra, YEN.com.gh can report.

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), will from Monday, June 24, 2019, begin giving the monies to the victims.

According to the director of communications at NADMO, George Kojo Ayisi, “for the 15 who lost their lives, their relatives are taking their compensation for them.

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Then 40 who had injuries but were not given anything the first time, they will be given GHc 10,000 each. Those who lost their lives, their families will be given GHc10,000 each.”

He further noted that 26 other victims with minor injuries would be taking GHC5000 each from NADMO.

Per a Citinewsroom.com report, the victims were part of hundreds of Ghanaians who were injured after a gas explosion at a Goil filing station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra, which killed more than 150 persons.

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in August 2018, revealed that it paid GHC10,000 each to 80% of the victims of the disaster.

Some of the victims, in a video, have revealed their experiences after the unfortunate incident which occurred four years ago.

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Video credit: YouTube/Citinewsroom.com

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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