ASHMA EMBARK ON OPERATION CLEAN YOUR FRONTAGE
The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly on Monday 30th August 2021 organized a team led by the Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere and the Municipal Coordinating Director Alhaji Saaka Dramani to clean the city and also to ward off hawkers from selling on the major streets in the Municipality as part of the effort to raise awareness on the “Operation Clean Your Frontage” initiative.
The “Operation Clean Your Frontage” is one of the initiatives to be backed by a bye-law being rolled out by the Greater Accra Regional Minister Hon. Henry Quartey to address sanitation challenges in the Region.
The Municipal Chief Executive led the team to ceased the goods that were on sale in the streets and traders were made to sweep their frontages and the drivers who were wrongfully packed had their vehicles arrested. The daily heavy vehicular and human traffic especially the Ashaiman main traffic area as a result of the activities of the hawkers were non-existent because of the exercise.
The ten (10) hours exercise which started from 9.00am – 6.00pm saw how the major highway in the city were cleaned and drivers observed the traffic situations which resulted in the sanity in the Municipality.
Recently, the Assembly was undertaking continuous advocacy on the initiative to ensure clean roads and communities. Hon Albert Boakye Okyere told the hawkers and drivers he came in contact with during the exercise that the Assembly would start prosecuting offenders who flouted the bye-laws.