ENVIRONMENT

Ejisu municipal organizes cleanup exercise
The Ejisu Municipal Assembly has organized a cleanup exercise, as the Assembly deepens efforts to help improve sanitation in Ejisu and its surrounding communities.

Date Created : 1/4/2022 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com

The exercise saw participants desilting major gutters and storm drains within the municipality as well as cleaning of some principal areas including the Ejisu Market and lorry stations.

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the area, Mr. Samuel Oduro Frimpong, addressing the media after the exercise, said, the Assembly will make sure it becomes a regular activity to be observed every first Saturday of the month in order to promote proper sanitation.

He added that the exercise will also help reduce the incidence of sanitation related illnesses such as cholera, malaria and other air-borne diseases, and also prevent flooding.

He warned residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse especially on the principal streets of the area.