Finance Minister gives GH¢2m to Akosombo Dam flood casualties in the interest of government. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has expanded a gift of GH¢2 million to help those impacted by the Akosombo Dam spillage.
This liberal commitment was introduced during a visit to the impacted regions inside the North Tongu Locale on Friday, October 27.
Mr Ofori-Atta in making the gift said “As a family worried about our impacted family, the Service of Money, as a team with the VRA, has given a significant measure of GHS2 million to help continuous aid ventures. We additionally need to say thanks to Ghanaians for their unconstrained reaction.” The District Chief Executive, Divine Osborne Fenu, offered thanks for the signal.
Deputy Director-General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Seji Saji Amedonu, shared that water levels have started to subside. He assessed it would require about seven days for the water to die down at its ebb and flow rate completely. Mr Amedonu stressed the requirement for alert, adding that, “In any event, when the water totally retreats, there will in any case be work to be finished before individuals can get back to their structures because of the great degree of water tainting.”
Occupants who were dislodged by the flood and are as of now looking for cover in schools and stopgap designs might have to sit tight somewhat longer for a conclusive arrangement. The public authority presently can’t seem to choose whether to work with a long-lasting movement or develop more sturdy havens to oblige them.
Right after the flood brought about by the Akosombo and Kpong dam spillage throughout recent weeks, impacted people have called for government and contributor support in resettlement endeavors. The Minority in Parliament has proposed moving casualties to the slowed down Saglemi lodging project.
Notwithstanding, the Deputy Minister for Information, Fatimatu Abubakar, expressed that tests are in progress to survey the livability of the impacted regions, and these outcomes will illuminate choices made by the council.