Accra, Oct. 8,
GNA - Mr Mohammed Ahmed also known as "Polo", former player of the
national football team, the Black Stars, has called on Ghanaians to take their
personal hygiene seriously, and maintain a clean environment in order to stay
healthy at all times.
Ghanaians could stay healthy only when they take environmental cleanliness
seriously, good health also contributes to national development.
Mr Ahmed made
the call when he was made Ambassador of the Mass Senior High Schools Spraying
exercise being undertaking by Add Your Voice Now, a Non-Governmental
Organization (NGO) in Accra on Monday.
which begins from the Ashanti, Volta and the Central Region, would be extended
to the other regions in phases.
It is aimed at
making senior high schools bedbug-free by the year 2030.
dribbling magician said Ghana could stay healthy and even raise a formidable
team for the 2022 World Cup scheduled for Qatar if "we take environmental
commended the NGO for its initiative and called on other non-governmental
organizations, corporate bodies and individuals to support such a laudable
Mr Kwabena Osei
Bonsu, Chief Executive Officer of the NGO said the issue of bedbugs had been a
national concern over the years.
He appealed to
Ghanaians to support the campaign to enable the NGO to realise its dream.