ASHMA STARTS “OPERATION CLEAN YOUR FRONTAGE”
The Municipal Chief Executive of Ashaiman, Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere has tasked the residents of Ashaiman municipality to rekindle their communal spirit and ensure that their environment is clean of filth.
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere stated these during the piloting of the operation clean your frontage campaign in Ashaiman on Friday 28th January 2022. The programme is designed to ensure that owners or occupiers of a residential, commercial or individual buildings shall be responsible and ensure that the frontage of the buildings including drains up to the middle of the road where is applicable is always clean.
The Municipal Chief Executive led the staff of the assembly to undertake public sensitization activities such as engagement with stakeholders like market women, transport operators among others, to educate the citizens on the enforcement of the initiative.
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere said as part of the efforts to strengthen the initiative, the Assembly has received a new compactor from the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) through Zoomlion Ghana limited to ensure the initiative sustainability and needed impact.
He hinted that Bye-laws for the enforcement of the initiative have been passed. He further stated that the programme was not to prosecute or punish residents but was to ensure that residents observed good sanitation practices within their immediate environment. It was his expectations that residents within the municipality would embrace the programme to ensure full participation when it finally commence in February 1st 2022.
Fliers were distributed to the residents to create awareness of the initiative.