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In Ho Volta Region Residents Go On Demonstration

VOLTA REGION - HO - The protesters ignored warnings from the Police and the regional minister not to demonstrate without police protection. The aggrieved residents say they are tired of government’s failure to fix the bad roads in the area.

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A handful of Ho residents in the Volta region, Thursday called the bluff of the Volta regional Minister, Madam Helen Notoso as they protested over the poor road networks in the municipality.

The aggrieved residents say they are tired of government’s failure to fix the bad roads in the area.

The protesters ignored warnings from the Police and the regional minister not to demonstrate without police protection.

The poor turnout did not however prevent the protesters from presenting a petition to the president through the regional minister.

Two of the leaders of the demonstrators who were 12 in number collapsed after the petition was presented and were rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Some of the demonstrators said the bad nature of the roads is making life unbearable for residents.

They warned the governing NDC they are likely to lose more votes in the region in the upcoming 2016 elections if the government does not pay attention to their needs.

H/T - StarrFMOnline

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