The iconic dancing fountain of the Kwame Nkrumah interchange will return into operation this evening following completion of repairs on it. The fountain was damaged after some jubilant NPP supporters celebrating their party’s victory in the 7th December election, invaded the park where the fountain is located and attempted to take it over.
A spokesman for Form and Functions International the installers of the fountain, said they had completed repairs on some damaged cables and had drained the water in the ponds to remove algae that had formed and could potentially damage the fountain nozzles.
The fountain will be tested subsequently and perform 4 shows at 30 minute intervals this Christmas eve night, 24th December.
The dancing fountain which is popularly called “Dubai” was built as a part of the magnificent Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, recognized as one of the most monumental achievements of outgoing President John Dramani Mahama.
The fountain has become a tourist attraction with many Ghanaian and foreigners travelling distances to witness the colourful water display.
Form and Functions International who installed the fountain are expected to maintain it through the defects liability period and subsequently to ensure continuous operation of the sensitive fountain equipment.