Commotion in Sunyani over poor and uncompleted roads

Demonstrations over roads have been increasing in Ghana lately as there is another chaos in sunyani at new Dormaa in the Brong Ahafo region as residents burn tyres and block roads to draw attention to their deplorable roads.

Members of the community clad in red bands, chanted war songs as they blocked the main road that links their community to Wenchi, Techiman and the sunyani township.

Clouds of smoke from the burning materials and car tyres 0 the otherwise dark atmosphere in the early hours of the morning. Agitated young men kept adding combustible materials to the flames to keep it alive.The demonstrators who appeared restless held offensive objects, moved in groups and kept torching one road point after anotherThe blockade has left travellers stranded and others in a congestion where a continues queues of vehicles block an entire network of Intersecting streets bringing Traffic in all direction to standstill.
But the some of the affected drivers are not complaining. They share the rationale for the civil unrest as the deplorable state of the road impacts their business negatively. Aside from breaking down their cars often, the traffic situation on that road affects their daily sales as well.
The residents said the dusty nature of their road is affecting their health as they claimed most of the reported cases they take to the hospital are respiratory.This unrest started yester night around 9pm and as at now the demonstrations are still ongoing

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