Accra Floods: Mayor Sowah commends Greater Accra Regional Police Command


The Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah has commended the Greater Accra Regional Police Command, for the way and manner they handled the traffic situations in the capital during and after yesterday's down pour that flooded parts of the city.  .

In a brief message shared via his Twitter handle, he applauded the police for the swiftness in deploying a large contingent of officers and men to deal with the issue. 

He urged Ghanaians to be responsible and desist from throwing rubbish into the gutters, indiscriminate dumping of waste as well as littering to prevent chocking of the drains.

Mayor Sowah Tweeted, “The #resilience of the city has been tested once again. Heavy rains yesterday caused widespread flooding across the metropolis. Despite ongoing interventions such as reconstruction and desilting of drains, dredging of Odaw/Korle Lagoon couldn't hold the water.”

"I wish to commend the #Accra Regional @GhPoliceService Command for the swift response, deploying a large contingent of officers and men to control traffic during and after the rains to secure life and property".

Accra experienced several hours of rainfall yesterday, which caused severe flooding and disrupted several activities.

The floods affected various areas like the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange, Spintex, the Dome Pillar 2 of Teshie, the Obetsebi Lamptey roundabout, parts of Dzorwulu, Kaneshie,Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, Agbogbloshie, Odawna, Achimota, Abossey Okai and Adabraka.