Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahmoud Bawumia has presented GHS5,000 each to the bereaved families of the two people who lost their lives in the Talensi District as a result of the spillage of the excess water from the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso
He told the chiefs and people who are mostly victims at a durbar that the government was deeply concerned about their plights.
The government delegation led by the Vice President has already visited some areas affected by the Bagre Dam spillage and the heavy rains in parts of the Upper East Region.
2952 farmers were affected by the Bagre Dam spillage in the Talensi District whiles 63 houses were collapsed.
77 household latrines also collapsed in the Talensi District.