The Private Universities Students Association of Ghana (PUSAG) has urged city authorities and government to implement policies effectively, without fear or favour, as otherwise it would defeat the purpose of having rules governing the country.
First Lady touring Odornaa market after the Accra floods   where goods worth millions of cedis were destroyed.The student group also advised residents to stop erecting structures and dumping on water channels so as to prevent flooding in their vicinity.
The PUSAG in a statement jointly signed by Mr. Mohammed Adams Sakparu, President and Mr. Raphael Apetorgbor, in Accra called on authorities to deal strictly with resident?s who flout by- laws.
Their comments come after at least 200 lives were consumed in the GOIL filling station explosion and flood last Wednesday following a heavy downpour in Accra. The Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Avenor, Kaneshie, Adabraka, Mallam Junction were the worst hit.
PUSAG called on government and benevolent organizations to assist flood victims in the city. They further encouraged citizens to observe the national sanitation day and also keep a clean and healthy environment.
The association expressed it sympathy to the families of those killed in the floods as well as for the loss of the victims? belongings in the incident.
?On behalf of the entire students of private universities? in Ghana, we wish to pass our thoughts and prayers to you following the dreadful floods, which have claimed many lives and which have resulted in thousands of families losing their homes and belongings,? PUSAG said in their message.
The students group also cautioned the public to be on the alert in the wake of the ongoing rainy season.
The Fire Service said its preliminary investigations reveal that loose valves at the GOIL station sparked the fire.

Meanwhile, government has announced a GHc50 million relief package for the.

A three-day national mourning for the departed souls had begun today.


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