AMA To Bulldoze Over 100 Unlawful Buildings
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has earmarked over 100 illegal constructions in the Kofikrom, a community throughout the Okaikoi South Sub-Metropolitan District for removal to avert perennial flooding. The exercise follows an expose from the La court after a sequence of engagements between Public Health Officers and squatters to vacate
the placement due to the the possibility their activities pose to public safety. Head of Public Affairs of AMA, Gilbert Nii Ankrah, in an interview with the media indicated that due to the the constructions on the storm drain coupled with the dumping of refuse into the drains, the Assembly became once unable to effectively desilt the drain, inflicting flooding
anytime it rains. He renowned occupants in the constructions furthermore defecate in the drain inflicting the spread of ailments and enticing in illicit activities including that a pair of of the occupants operate kraal beneath unhygienic stipulations with offensive odour and flies. He renowned that there had been studies of how most of those squatters defecate
and throw it into some adjoining structures, including corporations equivalent to the ECG Technical Remark of job, Duraplast Company restricted and Ashfoam restricted. We have got had alleged studies of how a pair of of them soar into the nearby company to comprehend on several occasions… Many of the constructions are believed to be historical as brothels by intercourse
workers as effectively, he added. Mr Nii Ankrah defined that the illegal constructions had created a swear of danger in the neighborhood as they have gotten constantly been worried by criminals who exercise the constructions as their hideouts. He renowned that the Assembly would transfer in to forcefully eject the occupants in the event that they fail to adhere to the notices served them including that this became once no longer the famous time there had been been requested to vacate the placement.