Residents in communities in the Hemang Lower Denkyira district of the central region are crying out for a bridge over the river that flows through the towns.
They want the government to provide them with a permanent as soon as possible.
The communities are, Tosen Asenssuho, Tosen Shell, Sojaakrom, Nyamebekyere, and Maamsofokrom.
The population of the communities is estimated to be about 2000 and their primary occupation of these inhabitants is mostly farming.
Speaking to Citi news, Abusuapanyin yaw Korankye said the lack of a bridge is affecting economic activities in the communities.
According to Ebusuapanyin Yaw Korankye, they find it difficult to transport their produce to the market centers, which leaves the
According to him, children can stay at home for two or three weeks before attending school when the river overflows its banks.
The only bridge which was started some years ago has been left at the mercy of the weather after the elections.
An opinion leader of the town said residents had made a wooden bridge but their safety cannot be guaranteed as it is deteriorating.
He threfore called on the President Nana Akufo-Addo to construct the bridge as it is the only link to other towns.
The Chief of Tosen Asensuho, Nana Attuah II appealed to the government to come to their aid.
He said the people could no longer rely on a wooden bridge because it gets flooded anytime it rains.
School children also expressed worry about the situation.
Charity Aidoo, a student of Nyamebekyere No1 junior high school, appealed to the government to as a matter of urgency construct the only bridge linking the towns in the lower Denkyira district.
Gladys Ankobia another female student was however quick to add that the anytime it rains it is difficult to attend school.
By: Calvis Tetteh/citinewsroom.com/Ghana