|Some celebrities have expressed their opinions that the avoidable tragedy has befallen the nation due to heavy downpour and subsequent flood which has led to loss of several lives in the capital city.
The rain which started Wednesday evening, June 3 was flooded parts of Accra, leading to loss of lives and property. The heavy downpour in the Accra put many lives in danger as several homes in many parts of Accra were flooded whiles commuters were left stranded as most roads were left immotorable.
The rains started around 4.30pm and lasted till midnight, caused heavy y vehicular traffic at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Spintex Road, Kaneshie and several other places in Accra.
Whiles it was raining a GOIL filling station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle opposite Vienna City in Accra that caught fire and exploded. According to the Ghana National Fire Service, over 100 bodies have been retrieved from the debris of the explosion.
This national tragedy has touched the hearts several celebrities including Sarkodie, Reggie Rockstone, Kwaw Kese, Efya, Ama K. Abebrese, Wanluv and others who have expressed their feeling on social media on the unfortunate development.
Reggie Rockstone: BLESS GH WE NEED TO PRAY! JAH BE WITH ALL WHO HAVE LOST CLOSE ONES VIA THIS RAIN! SO SO SAD SMH!
@Sarkodie: Hmmm don’t have words to express how I feel right now! Hmmm #AccraFloods… May their souls rest in peace
Ama K. Abebrese: Every year, floods, every year lives lost and damage to properties. Same story, different year. #AccraFloods #sad My deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives. May they Rest In Peace. #AccraFloods TheAccra Mayor wins Award the Best Mayor in Africa, mayor’s summit held in Accra, the day after, the city floods. #ironic? #AccraFloods
@JoelOrleans: The truth is every year there are #AccraFloods and people loose their lives. What are we doing about it tho.?
@efya_Nokturnal: Stay safe if you are out and about.
@iamObrafour: God protect us! #AccraFloods Check on your loved ones everyone! God protect us all…
@Kwawkese: Wish all my fans, family and friends da best thru da floods #AccraFloods
@walov: Oko Vanderpuije just won Africa’s best mayor right?
@DBlackGH: Ghana…June 4th … God keep us safe and may the souls of the departed rest in peace.
OPanka: All these ppl terribly burnt lyk it rained Acid hmm, God help us all. ?#?AccraFloods
Bennye Blacno: I understand we need info. I also understand we need news #AccraFloods but pls pls pls stop posting pics of dead bodies.! Families r crying!
Jeremie: Omg! Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Children’s ward flooded.. #ACCRAFLOODS #PRAYFORGHANA.