Workers of Zoomlion Company in the Suhum Municipality have not been
paid for the past six months, Madam Juliana Korantemaa, a worker, told
the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Suhum. She said she had five children,
one in the Senior High School (SHS), two in the Junior High School
(JHS) and because they had not been paid she could not register one of
them for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) this year.
Mad. Korantemaa said she woke up at dawn daily to sweep the streets,
the market and the lorry station, collected the refuse, weeded some
parts of the town and desilted some gutters. She said anytime she and
other workers demanded their salary, the management of the company
gave them the assurance they would be paid but nothing had been done.
She said the cholera outbreak in Suhum could get worse because many
Zoomlion workers in Suhum were threatening to stop work until they