Two-storey building demolished at Ofankor

Thursday 3rd April , 2014 10:13 am

Demolition 2The Ga West Chief Executive has ordered a demolition of a two-storey building still under construction at Ofankor, a suburb of Accra.

The directive was given because the structure looked weak and posed a possible threat to residents in the area.

The District Police Commander at the Achimota Mile 7 Police Station, Peter Yembilla told a student journalist, Bilkis Nuhu Kokroko that “the building wasn’t strong. It was supported by a container and once the container was removed, part of the building came down.”

Demolition 1According to the Police Commander, last year an articulator truck run into the building and weakened its structures adding that the materials used were inferior

The demolition exercise is said to be causing huge traffic in the area.

By: Efua Idan Osam/