Residents of Ntabano, Darkowaakrom, Nyamesem, Bronsankro and Akuapemkrom, are all a farming communities in the Atwima Nwabiagya South District of the Ashanti Region are appealing to the government as a matter of urgency to fix their damaged bridge and road leading to their communities.
They said, due to the bad nature of the roads they are unable to transport their farm produce to the market and they are also forced to pay outrageous fares for transport.
Residents in these communities expressed their concern when media had an exclusive interview with opinion leaders who complained of a glut in the area as harvested produce are left in the farms.
Assembly member Hon Yusif Yahaya narrated how several appeals were made to the previous and current government starting from Former President John Agyekum Kufuor to current President Nana Addo but no action has taken place
Unit committee chairman Alidu Seidu said, “The condition of the health service is abysmal and disheartening due to the poor nature of roads. We find it difficult to transfer women in the. We find it difficult to transfer women in the second stage of labour to the nearest hospital. We mostly use motorbikes with pregnant women, a nurse and the rider on the same motorbike on our bad road which can lead to accidents”
He said the Municipal Assembly and the Member of Parliament has assured them to fix their death trap bridge and roads in a short period of time but this has extended to months and now years.
The nature of our school is very poor ,the teachers don’t want to come when they post them here due to poor infrastructure .