Over 10 Communities in Techiman Nkrankrom cut off from town due to flooded Tano river, residents call for construction of the bridge.
Residents at Sewiah, Tawiakrom, Nfante, and over 10 other Communities in the Nkrankrom electoral area of Techiman Municipality the Bono East regional capital have been cut off from town due to the over flooded Tano river.
When the media managed to get around the area, it was discovered that over 3,000 people mainly farmers living there in the past weeks are unable to cross the Tano river and come to town for their daily activities due to the dilapidated nature of the only wooden bridge on the Tano River.
Some residents who spoke to the Media lamented that their farm products especially cocoa and foodstuffs are left to rot behind the river, children are unable to attend school, their lives in danger in case of sickness or any emergency, and are therefore pleading with authorities to come to their aid.
Apart from the bridge and bad roads, they also pleaded for potable water because the Tano river which is their only source of drinking water has been polluted.
Meanwhile, assembly members for Nkrankrom electoral area Hon. Naadu Nunu Rejoice lamented over the efforts she has made about her People’s plight but to no avail.
Hon. Naadu Nunu Rejoice, assemblywoman for Nkrankrom electoral area in Techiman municipality.
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