Regional News of Wednesday, 14 November 2012
The Melcom Shopping Centre in Cape Coast in the Central Region, has poor ventilation as a result of lack of windows and the fact that the facility has only one entrance serving as both entry and exit point.
The well-patronised trading centre, which is the only shopping mall in the city, occupies large space with variety of goods sold there.
The Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Tuesday observed that the shopping centre’s only entrance serves as exist for shoppers and for carting goods.
Shoppers and workers at the mall move about under humid condition to the extent that fans placed at vantage points in the shop have not solved the problem.
Some shoppers at the Mall complained to GNA that conditions at the mall could cause the spread of airborne diseases as the only air-condition was at the branch manager’s office.
They appealed to the management of Melcom to provide air conditioner to ease the humid condition in the shop.
When GNA contacted the manager on the issue, he declined to comment.