The fishermen and fish monger’s at Egyaa No. Two (2) a fishing community in the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly of the central region are calling his Excellence the president Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo and the ministry of fisheries and Aquaculture Development as matter of urgency should come into their aid.
Nana kwame Yah Ababio the third (3) chief fisherman of Egyaa , addressing the media at press conference and pekiting today 18/03/2020 said;the ongoing construction of Anomabo sea defence which the contractor has directed to Egyaa has brought a serious disaster happening to the fisherman’s at Egya landing Beach and as a result the outgoing and coming from the sea which is causing them sharp stop of the sea defence without a break waters.
All the rocks buried in the sand has been exposed and it has damage about eight (8) outboard motors and many canoes has been cracked out.
Nana kwame Ababio added that; Mfantseman Municipal Assembly, Central regional coordinating council and the ministry of fisheries didn’t consulted the good people of Egyaa about the project, they have write a series of letters to the authorities to address their concerns and nothing has been done.
They’re appealing to the government should come to their aid by re-construct the break water at Egyaa landing Beach in order to enhance the fisherman’s continue with their business peacefully as it is, if they refuse to do break water by may/June raining season, the sea will take over the whole community.
Some of the fisherman’s and fish monger’s also disclosed the challenges of the sea defence at Egyaa which is collapsing their daily business.
Call Nana Kwame Yah Ababio the third , chief fisherman of Egyaa 0247799476 or Apofo Kyiame Kwaku Owusu 0543149930 or Nana Edukuma Egyaa osaahene on 0242116319