YEN.com.gh is in possession of a video released by investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, which shows a major challenge the people of Atebubu in the Bring Ahafo region face.
The video shows children at a polluted dam which serves as the source of drinking water for the people in the community.
Various portions of the video show both children animals drinking from the same dam, raising many health concerns.
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One of the children stated that “we are taught in school that water is colourless, but look at this dam; this dam is having colour!”
In other portions of the video, rubbish and animal waste are seen just along the dam and another child rightly stated that “if the rain falls, all these (the waste materials) will go into the dam.”
An interview with a Physician Assistant in the area, Fei Amponsah, shows that access to quality drinking water continues to be a major challenge for the people.
Ghanaians have taken to social media to react to the video:
Doe predicted the situation will soon become a political issue.
Awaf admitted that the video is heartbreaking.
Adade wondered why the government should be blamed for everything.
Adugibilla added that this is the reality Ghana finds itself in as a country.
Seyram said the government is focused on building the cathedral first.
To Francis, Ghana is a country where the oppressed defend the oppressor.
In other news, the founder and general overseer of the Action Chapel International, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has cautioned men of God in the country as the 2020 election draws closer.
YEN.com.gh understands that the archbishop raised concerns about the manner in which prophecies, especially about electoral results, are communicated in the country.
He advised Ghanaian prophets to be guarded in their utterances as the election draws closer.
He added that it is necessary for the prophets to be discreet and apply wisdom to the things they see in the spiritual realm before speaking about them in public.
Duncan-Williams went on to say that some prophets have made it their business to foretell electoral results usually in a bid to achieve parochial interests.
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Source: Yen Ghana