Aug. 13, GNA – Mr Francis Oti Boateng, District Chief Executive for Asante Akim
North, has said the Assembly is sustaining efforts to implement innovative
strategies that would help maintain the District’s accolade as the cleanest and
the most hygienic in the country.
He said the
District’s recent feat of emerging as the number one on ‘The District
Environmental League Table’, released by UNESCO and CDD-Ghana for the 2018/2019
period, was not by accident, but through the unwavering and sustained efforts
by the Assembly to promote and sustain proper environmental hygiene practices
in all the communities.
Mr Oti Boateng
was speaking at the inauguration of a 34-seater toilet facility constructed
under a Private Public Partnership (PPP) arrangement at Agogo in the
He said the
Assembly had been able to evacuate all the huge ‘mountains’ of refuse dumps in
the communities and was doing everything to enforce its by-laws on sanitation
towards the prevention of diseases.
Environmental Health Department had also been charged to intensify public
education campaign on proper sanitation to create awareness in the people.
The DCE said
the Assembly was constructing more toilet facilities in the communities to stem
open defecation and urged community members to take keen interest in the
projects to ensure they were completed on schedule.