Smoke from burning tyres billows into the atmosphere.[/caption] A political science lecturer is asking if the Akufo-Addo government should be dissolved over its appalling handling of fatalities on the Madina-Adenta highway that sparked spontaneous outrage Thursday by some residents when a student was knocked dead by a speeding vehicle. The death of the first year student of the West African Senior High School who became the 195th person to be killed on the highway in 2018, and caused angry residents of Adenta to set tyres ablaze Thursday blocking the road in the process. [Videos] Adentan youth on rampage as WASS student killed on highway At least one person was hit with a stray bullet by the team of police personnel dispatched to quell the protest and clear the road for free flow of traffic. Pedestrians are killed daily by speeding vehicles due to the absence of footbridges, nonfunctional traffic and street lights, something that triggered a campaign by residents to push government to fix the about six uncompleted footbridges that have been abandoned. Government in response said it could only fix the footbridges in 2019. [caption id="attachment_103956" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] File: Road Minister Amoako Atta [R][/caption]But following Thursday’s mass action by the resident, the government announced it has engaged multiple contractors to start work on the abandoned footbridges within a week.Centre for European Studies at the University of Ghana though government heard the cries of the residents in the area regarding the carnage yet acted on it until the violent protest by the resident. Making reference to the KNUST incident where the government moved in to dissolve the university’s governing council for its handling of an impasse that led to violent protest by the students, Prof. Ransford Gyampo wondered if it won’t be fair in like manner to dissolve the government. Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.