2 Popular Ghanaian Journalists Celebrate Birthday for Pothole in Accra; Cut Cake in Video

2 Popular Ghanaian Journalists Celebrate Birthday for Pothole in Accra; Cut Cake in Video

  • A big pothole has been celebrated by the Breakfast Daily team from Accra-based Citi TV
  • In a video, the team cut a cake on behalf of everyone responsible for fixing the hole and sang birthday songs for it
  • Ghanaians could not keep their cool after watching the video as they have been expressing their reactions

A deep hole on a road at Cantonments in Accra, near the Lands Commission, has been left unattended for months.

The pothole that appears intentionally cut out impedes movement on the stretch that is busy but the authorities who also use the road have not taken any steps to fill it up.

Citi TV's BreakfastDaily team decided to visit the spot to celebrate the pothole and cut a cake at the exact location to mark the hole's 'birthday'.

Journalists marking birthday for pothole
Journalists marking birthday for pothole Photo credit: @CitiTVGH
Source: Twitter

In the video that was shared on the official Twitter handle of the media firm, David Sakyi and his female colleague actually sang birthday songs for the hole.

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"We cut the cake on behalf of the Ghana Highway Authority, The Roads Ministry, The Police Service, and everyone responsible to ensure the right thing is done," they said.

Social media comments

Below were some thoughts Ghanaians shared.

@espioj said:

I think potholes in Ghana should be used as branding spaces for company logos & slogans. Kinda like the Hollywood Walk of Fame, basically whoever fills a pothole has the right to place their brand on it.

@JoeParker_12 indicated:

Please come to Omanjor Dwenewoho in the Ga North Municipality in the Trobu Constituency. Come and take a look at the road we ply every day. We have a bridge there which is a death trap waiting to snap. The road is very terrible and we the inhabitants are suffering.

See the video below

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8-year-old girl saves for her own birthday

In another interesting birthday story, famous Ghanaian relationship advisor and blogger, Manokekame with the handle @abenamagis, has revealed that her daughter was able to buy herself a bicycle at just age eight.

Sharing the beautiful piece of news on her Twitter handle, Manokekame said the young girl saved the money in her piggy bank over an entire year.

"My baby saved 380ghc over a year to buy this bicycle for herself as her 8th birthday present. Of course it's my money saved in her susu box but I'm so proud of her," she said.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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