Angry Sogakope residents block Accra-Aflao road again

Following the gruesome murder of the assemblyman for the Sogakope South electoral area in the Volta Region, angry residents have once again blocked the main Accra-Aflao road at the Sogakope bridge.

The recent development followed the visit of the Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Letsa to the area to commiserate with the family of the late assembly member.

But some of the protesting residents said mere comments from the minister will not improve their security.

“The regional minister is in town. They say they are holding a press conference. What will a press conference do for us? It doesn’t give us any clues. No solution, nothing,” one man complained.

The residents also reiterated their unhappiness with police conduct in the area.

“When there is an incident and they call them, they will never rush. Sometimes the rush and hide at the crime scene. They can’t shoot. sometimes they will say don’t have bullets in the gun which we can’t understand.”