Head of Linguistics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Kofi Agyekum, has advised Ghanaians to change their attitude.
One major problem confronting Ghanaians is flooding as almost every time there is a deluge, communities and areas get submerged by the heavy rains.
Unfortunately, properties are destroyed and some lives are lost but it's become a grave matter of concern that flooding is resolved.
On Thursday, 2nd September, 2021, there were hours of rainfall and again some places have reportedly flooded.
Discussing this problem during Peace FM's ''Kokrokoo'', Prof. Kofi Agyekum, popularly called Opanyin Agyekum decried the human activities resulting in the floods.
He recounted how some Ghanaians dump refuse and other materials in gutters, hence choking the drains which causes the floods.
He also expressed worry over other behaviours of some Ghanaians citing that some people will see floods and instead of waiting till it subsides, they rather cross it leading to the loss of lives.
Opanyin Agyekum believed, to avoid flooding and other related problems that occur when there is a downpour, there should be a change of attitude and also a strict enforcement of the laws.
"If we don't strengthen the laws and we leave everybody to do what he/she wants, it will affect us . . . if we don't take our indigenous and cultural knowledge and values back again, we're joking," he said.
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