Ashaiman residents ride in wheelbarrows after heavy rainfall floods road in video

Ashaiman residents ride in wheelbarrows after heavy rainfall floods road in video

- A video has surfaced online showing residents in Ashaiman riding in wheelbarrows and on manual trucks

- This was after neatly dressed individuals were left stranded by a heavy rainfall and did not have anywhere to pass safely apart from patronizing services of wheelbarrow & truck operators

- Several people have been reacting to the development on social media

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Some residents who reportedly live in Ashaiman have been spotted using wheelbarrows and manual trucks as a means of transportation after heavy rainfall.

It appears from the video as though the heavy rainfall took many people by surprise and got them stranded at areas where they could not move without walking in deep water.

Some enterprising young men who noticed the situation decided to make some means for themselves by using wheelbarrows and trucks to transport the stranded people.

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Although the exact part of Ashaiman where the incident occurred is not known, the video has since stirred some reactions online.

It seems to create the impression that Ghanaians are always poised to find quick fixes to any problem at all that confronts them in their day-to-day activities.

See some of the reactions below:

Michael Sarfo noted that a livelihood had just been created:

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Kojo Appiah identified the situation and mentioned that the government could have constructed a drainage system but the people would not allow

Paa Qwesi indicated that one needs to be hard and smart to be able to survive in Ashaiman:

Meanwhile, a 95-year-old World War II (WWII) veteran, ex-Private Joseph Ashiteye Hammond, has raised £18,000 (GhC 130k) to support frontline workers and vulnerable veterans in Africa as his contribution towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Graphic.com.gh, the funds generated would be used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) and essentials for frontline workers of Commonwealth countries of Africa.

It is indicated that a portion of the funds will also be used to support some vulnerable veterans, particularly, in Hammond's home country, Ghana.

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