Six-year-old girl saved from deep Alajo 'gutter'; photos drop online

Six-year-old girl saved from deep Alajo 'gutter'; photos drop online

- A six-year-old girl has survived falling into the smelly Alajo 'gutter'

- She was rescued by her father and people around when the incident happened

- Many have described her rescue as a miracle because she could have drowned

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Photos have emerged of a six-year-old pupil who was rescued after she fell into the smelly 'gutter' at Alajo in Accra.

The incident happened on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, after the girl named Sandra Armah returned from school and changed into her house attire.

Armah is said to have been playing close to the 'gutter' when she mistakenly slipped into it.

Six-year-old girl 'delivered' from smelly Alajo gutter; check out photos
Six-year-old girl 'delivered' from smelly Alajo gutter; check out photos. Photo credit: David Andoh
Source: UGC

Her father, according to a report on myjoyonline, said his daughter was playing around their compound only to hear people screaming. He discovered his daughter was in the 'gutter,' and was struggling to breathe.

With the help of people around, he got his daughter out, poured water on her, and then later sent for medication for her.

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The incident has been described as a miracle with many saying she could have drowned.

In other news, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that it will be undertaking emergency maintenance in some parts of Accra, today, Thursday, May 20. The maintenance exercise is scheduled to start at 10:00 am and end at 4:00 pm.

This information comes after the ECG together with the Ghana Grid Company gave a firm assurance to end the recent load shedding programme in some parts of the Greater Accra Region.

Per a 3news report, the emergency maintenance works would be aimed at improving service delivery. The areas to be affected by the power interruption are Amasaman, APC, Medie, Capital Hill, Asofa, Agya Appiah, John Teye, Ofankor, Fise, Pokuase Estates, and parts of Tantra Hill.

The Ghana Grid Company(GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) earlier stated that they are working around the clock to complete their maintenance works. According to them, they were taking advantage of the scheduled load-shedding to ensure that ongoing maintenance works within their domains are completed on time to bring relief to Ghanaians.

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