People should never die from floods – Minister
Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has indicated that it is unacceptable for people to continue to die from floods in Ghana.
The Minister made the call on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, while addressing journalists at the Ministry of Information.
About 12 persons lost their lives recently in Accra due to floodings.
Among the dead was a military couple Staff Sergeant Arthur Jabez and Warrant Officer (W.O) Sarah Kuadzi.
The two were on a military pickup which was involved in an accident at Ashiaman under the rains.
According to the Minister, “people should never die from floods.”
She reiterated that President Nana Akufo-Addo has made available Ghc 197 million for the dredging of drains across major parts of the country.