On Sunday, 14th May 2023, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Henry Quartey, together with the Member of Parliament for Bortianor Ngleshie Amamfrom, Hon. Sylvester Tetteh and the Municipal Chief Executive for Weija – Gbawe, Hon. Patrick Kumor and Municipal Chief Executive for Ga South, Hon. Joseph Jarni joined the burial ceremony of the families of the 9 children who perished in the Faana river disaster last week Thursday.
Speaking at the gathering, the MP of the area, Hon. Sylvester Tetteh admonished that the tragic accident should not be politicised because it’s something that can happen to anybody.
On behalf of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Henry Quartey presented GH10,000 cedis each to parents who lost a child in the Faana River disaster.
He also assured them that, the Regional Coordinating Council will purchase a new boat and an aboard motor to support the movement of residents in Faana on the river.
Funeral rites and burial preparation cost was taken care of by the government as the Regional Minister stated last week Friday.