Tidal waves: Anlo Traditional Council take steps to bring lasting solution

The Anlo Traditional Council has resolved to work in tandem with government and non-government agencies to bring finality to the problems caused by tidal waves along the coast of the Anlo Traditional Area.

In a statement sighted by Africa Articles, dated November 12, 2021, and signed by Togbi Zewu IV for the Awomefia of Anlo State, Togbi Sri III, the Traditional Council revealed it had been informed about the damages the tidal waves has caused the residents along the coasts of the Anlo State, particularly in the Anlo District, Keta, and Ketu South.

According to the Traditional Council, “a delegation from the Anlo Traditional Council had visited the chiefs and opinion leaders of the affected areas” to commiserate with the victims and also discussed with them on how to mitigate their suffering.

Reports indicate that the tidal waves has hit over 15 communities in the Anloga District and Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region.

The communities are Fuveme, Dzita, Akplorwortor, Agbledomi, Atsiteki, Anyanui, Atokor in the Anloga District, and Amutinu, Salakorpe in the Ketu South Municipality respectively.

Vehicular and human traffic have become difficult because the sea water has covered the main road in the district.

Around 4am on Sunday, November 7, 2021, tidal waves hit coast of the Anlo Traditional Area, particularly in the Anlo District, Keta, and Ketu South, forcing many residents to vacate their homes.

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