General News of Friday, 9 November 2012

Source: myjoyonline

Melcom Disaster: Akufo-Addo calls for more resources for rescuers

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo has called for more resources for security agencies to enable them fully undertake rescue mission in the country.

Four people have been identified as still alive under the rubble in the collapsed Melcom building, days after the disaster. The four are said to be trapped in a mangled elevator.

Addressing the joint taskforce responsible for the evacuation of trapped persons, Nana Addo commended the security agencies and Ghanaians in general, for the show of love and patriotism exhibited so far.

Families are batting their breath as prospects of discovering more people alive are dimmed by each passing hour.

He donated Ghc 10,000 towards a fund for victims of the tragedy.