Govt closes down Bunso canopy walkway

The Eastern Regional Minister Antwi Boasiako Sekyere has ordered the immediate closure of the Bunso Arboretum tourist site in the Eastern region.
Twenty people sustained severe injuries when the canopy walkway at the site collapsed yesterday.
The managers of the facility claimed that the revellers accessed the walkway without their knowledge. They said access to the facility was closed at 5pm and the incident happened at 6pm.
But Mr Antwi Boasiako Sekyere is unconvinced. He said the explanation offered by management was “unsatisfactory”.
He said those involved in the incident had tickets which granted them access to the walkway, the Minister observed, noting that the temporary closure of the facility is to pave way for safety audits to be conducted on the canopy.
“When I went and met the management of the place, from their explanation I saw that there was a security lapse, and also some safety standards which were not up to standard,” Mr. Antwi Bosiako Sekyere said.
Credit: Joy News
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