Flagbearer of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has sympathised with victims of the current flood that ravaged the nation.
Individuals in varied elements of the nation particularly within the Larger Accra Area have been affected throughout flash floods final week.
The previous president described the floods as disheartening and blamed the incidence on the federal government’s lack of dedication and concepts to resolving the perennial damages brought about.
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“It’s profoundly disheartening to witness the annual recurrence of those floods, with the toll on lives and property steadily growing. The power to stop or minimise such disasters needs to be a precedence for any accountable authorities. Sadly, the Akufo-Addo administration has repeatedly demonstrated its lack of dedication in direction of implementing efficient measures to deal with this recurring menace.”
“The administration has run out of concepts for ameliorating the state of affairs. Right now, even with the shortest burst of rainfall, areas beforehand proof against the flooding menace expertise extreme destruction from the raging waters. We’re witnessing a rise in flooding, particularly within the cities, regardless of the large funds injected into flood management by international companions such because the World Financial institution and from the home funds.”
Mr. Mahama urged the federal government and related businesses to undertake strategic and proactive measures to resolve the state of affairs.
“Our agency perception is that tragedies of such magnitude might be prevented by way of proactive measures comparable to implementing applicable laws, good waste administration, and investing within the development and administration of sustainable drainage programs.
“We name on the federal government to take speedy motion to rectify the systemic failures which have contributed to those floods.”