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Deprived of Water for Several Days, Here’s How People of Marcory, Abidjan Get Their Water

The people of Marcory enjoys a leak of water from a broken pipe to eat, after been deprived of H2O for several days.

The joy was on the faces of the inhabitants of the Marie Koré neighborhood.


The cans on the head, wide smiles on the lips, men, women and children, all were in euphoria. Indeed, they would be able to enjoy water, source of life.

It is just a few meters near the police station of the 9th arrondissement of the town that the scene was unfolding.


According to witnesses, early in the morning, the residents noticed a large water leak from a Sodeci pipe. Deprived of water for days, the population took the opportunity to refuel.

Approached by an Afrikmag reporter, Lady Kady reacts.

“We have been deprived of water for several days and for no reason, some neighbors have called SODECI to report the problem but nothing. Said Lady Kady.

 This morning, we notice a broken Sodeci pipe near the Konankro Hotel. Every household is busy filling their big cans for the next few days. “ Testifies another riparian who answered Afrikmag.

It was with great joy that residents rushed to take advantage of the situation. This means that sometimes the misfortune of some makes the happiness of others.

Recall that Marcory is a town in the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is located south of the city, between the towns of Treichville and Koumassi.

There is one of the most famous maquis of the city, the Marcory Gasoil which is part of the Thousand Maquis and also the Robert Champroux Stadium.

In addition, the town of Marcory is connected to that of Cocody by a motorway toll bridge Henri Konan Bédié inaugurated on December 16, 2014.

Its mayor, elected by the municipal council on Monday, June 17, 20131 is Aby Raoul, replacing Lamine Diabagaté.


Written by How Africa

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