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Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku Writes: Obsolete Traffic Lights In Sunyani Fixed After 4 Years

After four (4) years of long talks, the obsolete traffic lights at the Central Business District in Sunyani have been fixed.

These malfunctioning traffic lights lead to uncontrolled vehicular traffic jam and pedestrian knockdowns.

It got to a point that some of us where humiliated for questioning why these traffic lights were not working. Some media folks gave up along the way because those responsible turned deaf ear.

I remember I told some colleagues that if the institutions are not working, we have to force them to work—and they gawked at me like someone who has eased on himself while others questioned how we can force them to work.

The tenacity of getting something fixed got me a tag of being disrespectful. But don’t you think this country needs ‘stubborn journalists’ who will work without fear or favor?

As human beings everyone may have his or her weakness—but it looks like conscientious and well-principled persons are seemed to be bad folks in our Ghanaian society. Those who ceased to do ‘Yes Sir, Master’ become enemies of progress.

In a conversation with a Senior Citizen, she told me: “You will not find it easy if you will always be truthful in this era. People hate the truth these days.” And believe you me that I think about what she said on a daily basis.

We cannot do everything; but we have to do our part now that we have life. God bless anybody who helped in this fight.

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Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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