Deadlock in an attempt to construct a road; residents clash with government officials (Photos, Video)

Deadlock in an attempt to construct a road; residents clash with government officials (Photos, Video)

- The ministry of Roads and Highways wishes to create a tunnel that would link the Spintex Road to East Legon

- Persons who have set up business along the Tema motorway put up a fierce resistance when officials of the ministry went to the place

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Following a clash with the minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Atta, persons who have set up businesses on the shoulders of the Tema motorway have had a run – in with his deputy Anthony Karbo.

Deadlock in an attempt to construct a road; residents clash with government officials (Photos, Video)

Anthony Karbo, deputy minister of Roads and Highways

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The ministry, desirous of evicting them, met the unexpected as the people put up a fierce resistance.

Three persons, reportedly workers of Atpage Limited and Ottis Equipment, a group of companies that rent out bulldozers, are allegedly being detained by the East Legon police, as investigations continue.

The ministry intends to construct a tunnel that would link the Spintex Road to East Legon, but the persons present at the scene fought off the officials who came.

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