EKMA on course to control floods as rainy season draws near

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) of Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly (EKMA) says they are preparing to control the flooding situation in the Municipality as the rainy season draws near.

Mr Henry Kowfie who is the Municipal Director of NADMO speaking exclusively to Skyy News said the preparation is in two folds and it includes educating residents on their responsibility concerning flooding and desilting of drains.

“EKMA is preparing to identify and desilt drains within the Municipality and we are on course to construct drains and covet to open up the flow of water in the Municipality.”

Speaking on buildings earmarked for demolition due to their unsafe conditions and contribution to flooding in the Municipality, he noted that they are now seeking legal clearance to take the necessary actions.

“We have sent a lot of them to court and have served 12 of them with letters, the Zenith Hotel building which is a threat to safety has been served with a court summon, and the court will look at this situation and give their judgement.”

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