The communication minister and member of parliament for Ablekuma West constituency, Honourable Ursula Owusu Ekuful has donated some items to flood victims of Ablekuma West, of the recent downpour.
The two-day rainfall which occurred in the first two weekends of the month lasting for about two to three hours flooded the area, destroyed and washed away properties of residence.
Ablekuma West constituency is known to be a flood prone area as a result of two water bodies surrounding the place. The situation over the years has become a great worry and a challenge to people living in the area during rainy seasons.
It is due to this situation that, the Hon member of parliament, out of compassion, donated items to the victims including roofing sheets, bags of rice, insecticide mosquito nets, cooking oil, plastic buckets and others.
At the event, Hon. Ursula said buildings at the waterways will be destroyed to allow the free flow of the water. ‘some will have to suffer for a greater good, few people will suffer so that the majority will get some relief ‘_she said.
She also advised residents not to hesitate to confront the ministries when their buildings are destroyed since it is for the good of the municipality.
Story By: Mabel Sowah