ASHAIMAN MCE LEADS TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN.
Ashaiman municipal assembly joined the rest of the country to plant tress in the Green Ghana Campaign on June 10th 2022. The campaign was led by the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere. The tree planting campaign in Ashaiman formed part of the Green Ghana Campaign, which aimed at planting over 20 million trees across the country.
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere revealed that, residents including corporate organization within the Ashaiman Municipality have shown tremendous interest in the tree planting campaign. He noted that, it was important for every institution to participate in the Green Ghana Campaign, saying that trees serves an important purpose in every community.
Three thousand (3000) trees of various spices was distributed to Assembly members, co-operate institutions and individuals to be plated in the Municipality.
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere assured the residents that the municipality would enforce the bye-laws against the owners of stray animals and cautioned the residents not to allow their livestock to destroy the planted trees in the various electoral areas. He said the trees, when well taken care of would improve the ecological system of Ashaiman and beautify the municipality.
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere called on shop owners and corporate institutions to adopt and protect the trees in the municipality. The species of trees planted includes Politeia, Militeia, Rain tree, Cacia, Guava and Royal Palm.