Following the deadly gas blasts at the Madina-Atomic junction last Saturday in Accra, waste management champions, Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), yesterday began an exercise to keep the scene of the incident clean.
About twenty-five (25) Zoomlion workers, comprising mainly sweepers, were at the scene of the gas explosion, sweeping the area and its environs.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has once again chalked another milestone in its resolve to rapidly reclaim Kumasi’s past ‘Garden City’ status.
Through the visionary leadership of the KMA Chief Executive, Osei Assibey Antwi, 150 sanitation crusaders have been trained to complement the efforts of the KMA Sanitation Department to help make Kumasi clean.
Residents of Agona Swedru in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region last Saturday undertook a 5-hour massive clean up exercise to mark the monthly National Sanitation Day.
Led by the Municipal Co-ordinating Director, Mr. Ishmael Ogyefo and his able officers, the residents cleared choked gutters along the principal streets of the town.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has launched the ‘Think Clean Project’ at Abossey Okai to ensure a filth-free environment.
The launch was in collaboration with the Metropolitan Waste and Allied Services (MWAS) and the Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association.
Minister for Sanitation and Water resources, Joseph Adda has assured that work on the 15 acre dump site at the Malam market will start next week.
The three waste management companies contracted to reclaim the land halted work on the site due to financial constraints. It was a market at the verge of an epidemic weeks ago when Joy News’ Komla Adom visited the
Traders and customers had to boycott the area due to the unbearable stench from the dump site. Some of the traders suffered health complications due to the excessive dumping of waste at the site.
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