Nkwanta Residents Call on Gov’t To Fix Collapsing Bridge

Residents in the Nkwanta South Municipality of Oti the Region, are calling for the immediate repair of a broken metal bridge that links the municipal capital to other adjoining communities.

They described the state of the bridge as a disaster in waiting, which requires prompt action from government.

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Some traders who ply the route also lamented, the situation has forced vehicles to abandoned the bridge and use longer alternative routes at a higher fare, hence increasing the cost of doing business.

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They added that, several complaints to the authorities to fix the bridge, went unheeded.

In a response, the Nkwanta South Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), John Thasun said efforts are being made to get the bridge fix as the situation was becoming devastating.

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He urged residents to exercise restraint as the assembly was liaising together with ministry of roads and highways to fix the situation.


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