The Ministry of Sanitation and Drinking water Assets in conjunction with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Environmental Provider Vendors Association (ESPA) on Friday began a three-day deep cleanse-up work out of Accra and Kumasi.
The exercise, which is becoming carried out concurrently in Accra and the Kumasi metropolis will finish on Sunday, April 5, 2020.
The clean up-up training is aimed at making sure that lorry stations, market place centres, streets among other general public sites of the central organization districts of these two important metropolitan areas are clean and hygienic.
It will make certain powerful cleaning of the metropolitan areas in guidance of the struggle versus the spread of the Covid-19 sickness in the course of the lockdown time period.
Before the exercising began on Friday, April 3, 2020, the Minister of Sanitation and H2o Methods, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, in a short deal with, explained that the exercising – which stated will be comprehensive – types aspect of the government’s plan to keep the two towns cleanse.
She urged Ghanaians to choose personal cleanliness significant in the
wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We ought to equally weed and cleanse our surroundings to
be certain that we keep nutritious all the time,” she recommended.
Again, Mrs Dapaah urged Ghanaians to chorus from the observe of littering the gutters, warning that the “full rigours of the will be really hard on offenders.”
She seized the opportunity to thank Zoomlion Ghana Limied,
Uniliver Ghana Confined and Ghana Drinking water Business Limited, who manufactured several
donations in the direction of the exercising.
She thanked the various security businesses – Army, Prisons, Fireplace Support and Navy – who have deployed personnel to assistance in the three-day work out.
Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, stated the thoroughly clean-up exercise will involve desilting of gutters, selection of refuse and disposing them off and emptying all litter bins on the streets of Accra.
On the other hand, he averred that the town authority will enforce its sanitation by-legislation to assure that Accra is normally cleanse.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, who was also at the start occasion in Accra, called on Ghanaians to be united to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
He gave the assurance that his Ministry was also leaving very little to prospect to be certain that money are readily available to fight the pandemic.
Waste administration big, Zoomlion Ghana Restricted, is giving large aid for the workout.
The enterprise has deployed some of its mechanical street sweepers, excavators amid other heavy-duty waste administration automobiles to aid the cleansing of Accra.
The company has also designed available 115 of its workers users, masses of wheel burrows, shovels and brooms all to help in the work out.
Previously, it donated 10,000 parts of hand sanitizers and 5,000 nose masks which gesture was remarkably applauded by the sanitation minister.
There also donations from Uniliver and Ghana Drinking water Corporation Confined.
Beneath are some random pictures of the launch event in Accra on Friday.