June 25, 2023

The Minority chief whip Kwame Governs Agbodza in a statement on the floor of the House has appealed to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, for the Works and Housing Minister, Francis Asenso-Boakye to be hauled before the House to brief it on plans to contain flooding ahead of the rains.

According to him reports in the media suggest that the Wednesday, June 14, 2023 down pour affected Bortianor –Ngleshie Amanfro and other parts of Accra and sympathizes with his colleagues Matthew Sylvester Tetteh who he believed was at his constituency with his constituents as he made the statement on the floor of the House.

He further told the House that as a result of the heavy down pour, a lady with her two kids are still not found yet. He commended government agency working to find and further pointed out that, some people had been injured whiles a lot of properties have been damaged.

He urged Parliament to help the relevant agencies in getting funds needed to address the problem particularly to desilt major drains.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanmps.com