KoKMA Holds a Somber Ceremony for the June 3rd Flood and Fire Disaster

The Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KOKMA) has held a ceremony to mark the ninth (9th) anniversary of a devastating flood and fire outbreak that claimed dozens of lives at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle close to GBC tower.

The ceremony was held somberly to remember those who were affected by the flood and fire outbreak which occurred on the 3rd June 2015.

Hon. Nii Adjei Tawiah, the Municipal Chief Executive, reiterated that, "nine years have passed, but the pain of that day still weighs heavily on our hearts and minds, therefore we are here today to remember those who were affected by the tragic incident.

He also assured them that the municipality is going to do anything possible to make sure that the drainages are cleared of rubbish and plastic waste especially during the raining seasons to prevent repeating what happened nine years ago.

He also urged the people to put up a positive behavior towards handling of refuse, construction of buildings in water ways, and managing disasters in general.

On 3rd June 2015, dozens of people perished in the tragedy, about 152 people lost their lives with many more suffering severe injuries. It was a dark day that the community will never forget.

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