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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

When it rains in Accra

By Edmund Smith-Asante

When the the slight drizzle I encountered on my way to work on Friday, June 27, 2014 intensified, little did I know that I was in for a "shockprise", much as the intensity had lasted for only few minutes.
I virtually had to wade through scary floods on the streets. Oh mother Ghana! Where are all our engineers?

At the Dansoman junction west of Accra


Flood at Kaneshie    

First Light near Kaneshie in Accra

Police church at Mataheko

Mataheko in Accra

Adjacent Darkuman junction 

Hansonic junction flooded 

Adjacent Darkuman junction 

Policemen from the MTTU take shelter from the rain and flood 

The flood water almost carrying a van parked at the roadside adjacent Darkuman junction

A man wades through the flood

1 comment:

  1. Edmund, do not go down the line of blaming some group of people.............We are all involved in building our Motherland............

    Plus the engineers are not solely responsible for planning, resource allocation ...etc

    Myraid factors and stakeholders come to play here. In most cases, Engineers will make the best out of what exists or is given them.