Flooding menace : Demolish all buildings on waterways - Minister to Mayor
The Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea has ordered the Accra mayor, Mohammed Adjei Sowah to demolish with immediate effect all buildings in waterways.
The order comes at a time when rains have began setting in with the country's capital, Accra noted for its perennial flooding situation.
Addressing journalists at the Meet the Press Series in Accra on May 14 2019, he bemoaned the attitude of Ghanaians in contributing to flooding in the country.
He also ordered the Accra mayor to demolish all structures on waterways
Meanwhile, the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery appearing before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament in April 2019 said his outfit will work with Ministry of works and housing to address the flooding menace.
He also added that he will work with the Finance Ministry to assist NADMO in the recent flood menace.
Also, the National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO has advised the public to take precautionary measures during heavy rains.
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