Two-year-old girl swept by floods after falling into a big gutter a week after her mother’s burial

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We are in the period of the year when the rains come down heavily and termed as the rainy season in Ghana.

During this period, the heaviest rain in the south is from April until June, and light rain possible during September and October. In the north, the rain season is continuous, giving rain from April until October.

In the news today, a two-year-old girl with name the Abigail Kakrab believed to be living in Nkanfoa, a small village situated south Adukrom in the Cape Coast North Constituency in the Central Region has been swept by floods.

This came as a result of heavy downpour of rains on Saturday 5th June 2021 that left left many parts of Cape Coast and its environs flooded.

According to reports, the mother of the two-year-old girl had passed away and was had her final funeral rites and burial held a week ago.

As at when the incident of flood sweeping the little girl away had occured, a team of men in the community came to the rescue of the two-year-old girl but but luck eluded Abigail.

According to the team of rescuers, he unfortune incident occurred when some children were crossing a big gutter in the area.

Abigail happened to be the little one amongst the children crossing the big gutter and fell into the gutter and the ferocious floods swept her away.

Speaking to Atinka FM about what exactly happened after Abigail fell into the big gutter, the team said, “We searched Abigail for almost three hours but we could not find her. So, we poured libation to ask the gods to help us find her. We later saw her lifeless body”

The issue has caused a deep worry for the people in the Nkranfoa community with shocks and tears on the face of residents in solidarity for Abigail Kakrab following the demise of her biological mother.