Open Pits At Osu A Recipe For Disaster

residents of Osu are calling on contractors and landholders to cover up death trap dugouts in the city.

Open Pits At Osu A Recipe For Disaster
Osu death trap dugouts

Some residents of Osu in the  Accra Metropolis in the Greater Accra Region are calling on contractors and landholders to cover up death trap dugouts in the area.

People especially, children fell into the ditch of which many lost their lives and others sustained severe injuries. 

Speaking to a resident, Madam Doris who has lived in Osu for more than 2 years said, “Our children normally fall into the pits and get hurt in an attempt to remove their footballs.


"I always drive with fear sake of the dugout because my car sometimes falls into it," said another woman.


The Osu residents however have called on relevant authorities to see to it that the pits in and around Osu are covered in other to avert any unforeseen occurrences.
 
Angelina Apau, Obuasi