- A kind-hearted man was spotted carrying a physically challenged woman through flood water amid the recent Weija Dam spillage
- In a touching video, the man is seen backing the lady while another person carried her wheelchair into a vehicle
- The touching footage spotlighting residents of Ashbread in Weija fleeing their homes after the dam spillage has aroused emotions online
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An emotional video of a man carrying a physically challenged woman into a vehicle to safety amid the Weija Dam spillage has evoked emotions on social media.
Hundreds of residents, including children, mothers, and persons living with disabilities, are fleeing their homes in Ashbread in Weija in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana following a spillage of the Weija Dam.
Some of the most affected places following the spillage include the Weija Dam site, Oblogo, Tetegu, Ashalaja, and the road from Old Barrier to Ashbread.
Dam spillage affects the most vulnerable
Heart-wrenching visuals emerging following the spillage show people carrying their luggage and relocating with their families.
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In one of the clips, a man is seen carrying a physically challenged woman into a vehicle to safety, and another man carrying her wheelchair.
The heartbreaking footage of the residents including children fleeing their homes to safety has sparked emotions on social media. A netizen expressed sadness after watching the video shared by Citi News.
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions below:
Netizens react to video
So sad when I watched this.
Man be man wat? God is good for giving men this strength.
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In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that residents of Weija, Oblogo, Tetegu, and Ashalaja have been stranded after flood waters took their homes.
Thousands of the affected residents have been affected by the spillage of the Weija Dam after torrential rains over the weekend caused the level of the dam to rise above 46 feet to 48 feet.
This led authorities of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to spill the excess water, threatening the safety of the dam and residents in adjoining communities.
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