Sodom & Gomorrah To Be Destroyed
On September 3 2009, the Mayor of Accra, Alfred Vanderpuije and the Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashietey, both visited Sodom and Gomorrah and later issued a statement which announced that the area would be demolished soon..... The Untold Story of Sodom & Gomorrah
THOUSANDS OF inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah yesterday thronged the forecourt of Sikkens, at Agbogbloshie, in protest of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly?s (AMA) immediate plans to eject them from the slum, which, after many years, has become their home.
2006: Kufuor said that government has identified urban slum upgrading as a priority intervention area to improve lives of the urban poor in line with the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals.
Sodom and Gomorrah is certainly not fit for human habitation.? - Ex-Minister Hackman Owusu-Agyemang in 2006
An aerial view of Sodom and Gomorrah, the slum area in Accra.
Reports indicate that the current population of the area stands at about 55,000. The number consists of children, pregnant and nursing mothers, physically challenged and the aged.