N/R: Residents of 'ward K' demand construction of drains to avert flooding
Residents of 'ward K' in the Sagnarigu municipality have raised concerns over the construction of a road in the area.
The road even though essential in terms of developing the area, they claim the contractor on site have not put up proper drainage system that will be able to contain sufficient amount of water in times of rain.
According to them the drainage system built by the contractor, was not deeply dug, causing flood to nearby houses whenever it rains.
They further complain that the road lacks slope, a situation which has turned the area into a flood prone area. They blame the contractor for constructing only one drainage system on one side, instead of two, which in their view is the cause of their prdicament. inappropriate.
The residents indicated that they have made efforts to reach out to the Sagnarigu municipal assembly to address their challenge but to no avail.
They blame government for supervising over a shoddy work just to canvass for votes in the upcoming elections.
Meanwhile, the assembly man for the area has urge residents to remain calm as he engage authorities to fix the situation.
Source: Saganitvonline.om/Bawa Mugis