Rainstorm Renders Over 100 People Homeless In Seikwa


Rainstorm in the early hours of Tuesday destroyed scores of private homes, worship centers, schools and other properties worth thousands of Ghana cedis in Seikwa in the Tain District of the Bono Region.

The affected persons were rendered homeless as the rain which started on Monday evening accompanied with heavy wind ripped off rooftops of buildings.

Lawyer Charity, Nana Akua Foriwaa Dwomour, the District Chief Executive for Tain District disclosed this on Wednesday morning in an interview with Radio West Africa Nana Yere Acheampomaa.

The havoc caused by the rainstorm needs urgent attention from the government as well as NGOs and benevolent individuals in order to ensure that those displaced can return to their various homes as early as possible.

The rooftop of Roman Catholic Basic school was also affected Lawyer Charity Nana Akua Foriwaa Dwomour said.

I had gone for an assessment of the level of damages in the affected households confirmed the development, praying God to give the directly affected the heart to accept the challenges at this difficult moment the DCE noted.

Though no life was lost in the incident but one person has been reported injured and was sent to the hospital.

Source: Radio West Africa, Nana Anfreh Damanta.



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