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Amansie Central: Powerful rainstorm causes havoc at Jacobu; one killed

A 37-year old man has reportedly lost his life at Jacobu in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti in a heavy rainstorms that has caused the collapse of many facilities.

According to residents,, the deceased, identified as Kwabena Emma, was washed away by heavy flood on Sunday April 21, 2024.

 Speaking to OTEC News Reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng, some residents revealed that, the deceased was taking shelter in front of a store but decided to go home after it rained continuously for hours.

They added, Kwabena Emma who’s suspect to have gotten drunk at the time, fell and drown in a huge gutter in the area while on his way home, leading to his dead.

The rainstorm has also destroyed the roofing of the technical block of Jacobu Senior High Technical School

The boys dormitory of the school is also said to have been flooded displaying hundreds of students in the process

Meanwhile the District Chief Executive for Amansie Central, Hon Micheal Donkor in an interview with OTEC News described the situation as worrying

He assured the affected victims particularly the school of the Assembly’s support

He however called on benevolent groups and individuals to support the Assembly in their quest to get relief for the affected students.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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