Kwadwo Afari-Yeboah, the Executive Director of the Kwame Nkrumah Center for Ideology, Governance, and Leadership, has made a passionate plea to individuals and organizations responsible for distributing palliatives to the victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage. In a statement issued on Wednesday, 18th October 2023, he urged them to ensure that the support they are gathering reaches the affected people.
The Akosombo Dam spillage has brought about a significant humanitarian crisis, displacing many residents and causing widespread damage to homes and property. In response to this crisis, numerous individuals and organisations have rallied to provide aid to the affected communities.
In the statement released by Mr. Afari-Yeboah, he emphasised the importance of accountability in the distribution of relief items and funds. He stated, “We wish to plead with the general public and all those soliciting for relief items and funds for these flood victims to ensure that it reaches them.”
Mr. Afari-Yeboah’s call for transparency and accountability is essential to ensure that the victims receive the much-needed assistance promptly and without any misappropriation. The Akosombo Dam spillage has left many in dire need, and timely support is critical for their recovery and rehabilitation.
The Kwame Nkrumah Center for Ideology, Governance, and Leadership, under Mr. Afari-Yeboah’s leadership, has been at the forefront of advocacy for responsible and effective governance in Ghana. This plea further reflects their commitment to ensuring that aid reaches those who need it most in times of crisis.
As efforts continue to provide relief to the victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage, the public and organizations alike are urged to prioritize transparency and accountability to guarantee that the support reaches the intended beneficiaries and contributes to their recovery and well-being.