Sanitation is perhaps the most problematic development confronting the city of Accra, and when it rains the situation becomes even more unbearable
While some had been carted away, the remaining is yet to be dealt with.
On a section of the Graphic Road, close to the overhead bridge near the railway quarters, heaps of rubbish have been left uncollected for more than nine days after the floods.
Residents and traders have been left to endure an offensive odour emanating from the waste heaped on the shoulders of the busy road.
A charcoal seller told the Daily Graphic yesterday that litter carried by the floodwaters had built up in the area.
She said the day after the downpour, some female staff of Zoomlion Ghana Limited went to the area to clear the road of the rubbish.
However, instead of carting the refuse away, they left the garbage by the roadside.
She appealed to the authorities to, remove the waste materials without further
The railway quarters itself, which has been turned into a
Therefore, keeping the garbage uncollected will only go to compound the environmental challenges.