Two Persons Injured After Jackson Park Project Collapse
Two construction workers have also been injured after an ongoing construction project collapsed on them in the Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital. The incident occured Wednesday October 12,2022. The workers were then working on the building at the site when the roofing caved in on them. The victims were then rushed to the
Eastern regional hospital and have also been admitted. Eyewitnesses say they heard a loud bang at the site after minor wind blew and suddenly saw the roof collapsing. The over eight million cedis Koforidua Jackson park redevelopment project is being funded under the Ghana Secondary Cities Support programme (GSCSP). It was
awarded to Soman Consult Limited in 2021 to redevelop the Jackson park to befit a modern status in order to host all sort of events within the Koforidua Municipality. It is being constructed on 15,000km square land. The project contains car park, valley and basketball courts, VIP stands ,stores, mini theater, restaurant, pub among
others. Residents are blaming the contractor for shoddy work. However the contractor blocked access to the scene and denied interview. Meanwhile, the tartted metal roof fence around the project is posing great danger to pedestrians .