Assin Kushea (C/R), March 25, GNA - The Paramount Chief of Owirenkyiman Traditional Area, Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI has stressed the need for sanitation laws in the country to be enforced to the latter.
He said for Sustainable clean environment, sanitation offenders must be made to face the full rigorous of the law without discrimination.
Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim who made the call in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at his palace at Assin Kushea indicated that achieving clean environment was a process and everyone must play their parts.
He noted that selective enforcement of sanitation laws was the reason many people continued to flout the laws with impunity while sanitation challenges persisted.
People, he stressed must be made to appreciate the consequences of breaking the law by being punished without partiality.
Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim who is also the Chief of Assin Kushea, has through his sterling leadership, made the Town one of the cleanest towns in the Country which had won the admiration of many.
Children in the Town have been conscientised to keep their environment clean and have the right to order whoever littered indiscriminately to clear up.
The modest achievements Ehunabobrim noted, was as a result of years of unwavering determination and commitment to achieve a clean and healthy Town that compelled him and his leaders to put stringent measures to realize it and praised his people for their support.
“I have been asked so many times about what I have done differently and I keep saying we must apply the rule of law to the later”.
The Paramount Chief also spoke about how the younger generation could be groomed to preserve their environment to also become sanitation ambassadors.
The Paramount Chief, who is also the President of Owirenkyiman Traditional Council, is in the process of building an ultra-modern palace with eco-tourism attraction to develop Kushea into a model community of emulation.
Animals including peacocks, ostrich, monkeys, birds of different plumages, parrots, donkeys and horses have been beautifully kept in their habitats at the new palace and its surrounding community.
Also of attraction is a crocodile and fish ponds.
A steel bridge he lobbied the Government of Brazil to fund to connect the Area to Dunkwa-on-Offin has been completed, awaiting the construction of a road to link the bridge.
When done, the Town will be opened up to the rest of the Central and also Ashanti Region to boost economic and tourism activities and improve the well being of the people.
The GNA witnessed a number of visitors who trooped into tour the Town and also paid courtesy calls on the Paramount Chief who has been named the Sanitation Ambassador for Ghana.
Later commenting on the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim commended the Government for the measures put in place and pledged the support of Nananom for a successful implementation of the directives.
He implored the general public not to panic but adhere to the guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to stay safe in the period.