People with Disabilities, PDWs, in Berekum in the Bono Region have communicated stress over the trouble in getting to the Berekum Circuit Court.
This is because of the idea of the flight of stairs that prompts the court.
As per them, getting to the court is similarly hard for the matured and abled people the same.
Clients of the court, which is at the highest point of a story building, likewise say they have most occasions needed to depend on loved ones to help them climb the exceptionally steep flight of stairs. Once in a while, they tumble down when there is no “acceptable Samaritan” to help them.
Others basically show less interest when they need to go to court in Berekum to look for equity in view of the lumbering flight of stairs climbing.
They are interesting to the Chief Justice of Ghana, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, to help make the route to the court inability and old cordial.
The Secretary to the PWDs in Berekum, Kwei Nortey Blemano says, the Disability Act 2006, Act 715, which was passed to guarantee equivalent admittance to public travel and structures, stays in the books.
“We have plans of suing all open offices with against incapacity highlights a very long time after the law was passed”, he pushed.
Steep flight of stairs at Berekum Circuit Court
He, in any case, contends the very court they intend to hurry to for the implementation of the Disability Act, are themselves blameworthy of the offense and proceed to ignore and limit their privileges to rise to admittance to the public offices.
“A part of the public calls us with all way of injurious names at whatever point we demand things are done per the laws to facilitate our difficulties”, he said, “yet we will keep on battling until the correct things are done”, he proceeded.
“In view of the flight of stairs, my sister conveyed me to the court each time I needed to look for equity. On one event, we almost fell, yet because of a spectator. The Chief Justice should go to our guide in Berekum and all courts in Ghana with comparative hostile highlights”, Emmanuel Aboagye, a truly tested individual said.
Access to Berekum Circuit Court
“My mom needed to convey me to court while I was pregnant since I was unable to climb the flight of stairs to look for change at the court. That was terrible. In the event that surely there are laws in Ghana, specialists should guarantee the privileges of PWDs doesn’t keep on being limited”, another PWDs, Maame Akosua said.
Boss Inspector John Kwakye Brobbey, an examiner and a continuous client of the court, says the circumstance is terible for PWDs, matured, and minor customers to get to the law court. He likewise advances to the Chief Justice to regard this as dire and act as needs be.
Checks at the court show, aside from the unpleasant flight of stairs presenting threat to the matured and the PWDs, the court is additionally supplied with old furniture’s among others, which doesn’t befit the situation with a circuit court.