The 2020 Running Mate for the National Democratic Congress, NDC, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman has visited some flooding areas in Central Region to sympathize with victims.
The visit, she revealed, was a consequence of a conversation between H.E. John Dramani Mahama and herself to evaluate the effect of the end of the week floods on individuals, offer prompt help they could propose to casualties and encourage the necessary spatial preparation and advancement to control what is going on.
The uncommon flood, as indicated by the inhabitants, was brought about by an overflow from Brimsu Dam by the Ghana Water Company Limited and a few structures and designs on the course of the stream by certain individuals accepted to be of political impact.
The NDC Vice Presidential competitor began her visit at Jukwa, where she met the bosses and seniors.
Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang visits flood casualties in Central Region
She moved with her group to the debacle scenes, that is; the extension on the Surowi stream what cut off individuals from the Twifo Praso-Cape Coast stretch, visited the Jukwa market and went to the Zongo people group to assess a few fell structures.
She likewise visited the home of the Queen mother of Denkyira Traditional Area, which was additionally intensely impacted by the floods.
Prof. Naana Opoku Agyemang, in the organization of the Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North, Dr. Kwamena Minta-Nyarku and some Regional, Constituency and Branch Executives of the NDC Party additionally visited the impacted regions in Cape Coast North Constituency; Kwaaprow, Amomoma, Duakor and Abakam.
At Kwaaprow, it was exceptionally miserable to take note of that, an immense extension which was developed under the late Prof. Atta-Mills/John Mahama organization to control a potential flood had been left unattended to.
Another Constituency which was affected was the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem, KEEA Constituency, where the flood destroyed fifteen (15) canoes and fishing nets in both British Komenda and Dutch Komenda.
The flood drifted the canoes and hit them against the sea defense wall causing complete damage to the canoes.
According to some residents of most of the areas she visited, the relief items from NADMO were inadequate. A typical example was in Dutch Komenda; for about 100 affected houses, only 2 boxes of cooking oil, 2 boxes of mosquito coils, 30 students mattresses and 10 bags of 25kg of rice were released to the people for distribution.
Prof. Opoku Agyemang finally visited some victims in the Cape Coast South; London Bridge, Brofoyedur and Ekon.
Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang visits flood victims in Central Region
In all areas visited, she received a rousing welcome by the people, especially women who applauded her kind gesture and the special time spent with them.
Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman gave the assurance that former President Mahama will make a follow-up visit to sympathize with the flood victims.