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Let’s Make Accra Work: Illegal structures along Tema Motorway demolished

Some illegal structures along the Accra-Tema Motorway have been demolished by a team of police officers and officials from various local assemblies in the capital.

The demolition was done on Friday, October 8, 2021.

This comes after hundreds of such structures were pulled down a month ago in the same area by the task force in collaboration with the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey.

During the demolition of the structures led by the Municipal Chief Executives of La Dade-Kotopon and Ayawaso North, some of the affected dwellers appealed to the government to come to their aid.

“I don’t stay here because I like the place, but because of life challenges. So it was my plan to stay here even though the place isn’t safe to earn something little and relocate.”

“In fact, we have even started looking for accommodation, but we haven’t got some yet, but they have come to demolish the place without even assisting us to get some place to go. We have been here for almost 5 years, but it is not easy for us,” one of the dwellers said.

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