The people of Madina Nkwantan Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra region requested for a pedestrian crossing which has later been ignored after it was provided.
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The town of Madina pleaded with the government in a form of demonstration which resulted in a life lost of a JHS graduate who was entering Senior High School; in search of pedestrian crossing which resulted into more death and accidents because people had to use the high roads and street. Within the beginning of the year, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo and his entire team, rose up to their plea and constructed a pedestrian crossing but it later turned out that the crossing has being abandoned because of other pressing issues.
On Eastern FM’s ‘Akasanomaahene Kasie’ News caster – Owoahemaa Afia Acheampong took a life reporting from Fred Akoto A.K.A Eastern Kaba where she had the chance to speak to people to express their views. They disclosed that the pedestrian crossing is too long for them to cross and it does not lead them to their direct destination. With law enforcement methods, police men were sent to arrest personnel who refused using the pedestrian crossing but yet still people get their way through.
Filed by : Owoahemaa Afia Acheampong