Scores of angry residents at Awoshie protest after 4-year-old is knocked down

Scores of angry residents at Awoshie protest after 4-year-old is knocked down

- Scores of residents of Mangoase at Awoshie, besieged a section of the Awoshie-Ablekuma Highway to demand the fixing of the faulty traffic lights on that stretch

- Their demonstration was sparked after a four-year-old boy was knocked down

- Residents lamented about how all the traffic lights were not functioning resulting in the constant casualties

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Scores of residents of Mangoase at Awoshie, besieged a section of the Awoshie-Ablekuma Highway to demand the fixing of the faulty traffic lights on that stretch.

Their demonstration was sparked after a four-year-old boy was knocked down by a speeding vehicle, on Monday, August 3, 2020.

According to some residents who spoke to Citi News, they had suffered countless accidents that took the lives of people and also left several others severely injured on that particular stretch.

Scores of angry residents at Awoshie protest after 4-year-old is knocked down
Scores of angry residents at Awoshie protest after 4-year-old is knocked down Source: Citinewsroom.com
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Others also lamented about how all the traffic lights were not functioning resulting in the constant casualties day in day out.

Last week, someone was knocked down. It happened again on Saturday,” one resident said.

Meanwhile, the Assemblyman for Awoshie, Obed Mintah Oduro has revealed the countless times he had appealed to the assembly to get the bridge fixed.

He also admitted the fatalities on the road were out of hand.

“Since I came, I have witnessed not less than 10 people being knocked down by vehicles. In all these situations, I try to forward it to the MCE to see how best we can resolve the issue.”

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In other news, Ghanaian reggae musician and radio presenter, Blakk Rasta, has opened up about the current state of the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM1).

In an interview on Happy FM monitored by YEN.com.gh, Blakk Rasta said NAM1 is currently into the business of selling phones and fridges for survival.

He added that there are seven different departments at their East Legon office that handle the sale of these items.

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