Leading waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Ltd and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly ,(AMA) on Saturday embarked on massive cleanup exercise in Accra.
The exercise, which is set to become a regular campaign on the AMA’s calendar, is in line with President Nana Akufo-Addo’s vision of making the capital one of the cleanest cities on the continent . Zoomlion, which is a household name when it comes to waste management, has promised to play a leading role in achieving the president’s vison.
Areas in Accra which benefitted from Saturday’s exercise include, Nima, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Obestebi Lamptey Circle, Asylum Down, Adabraka among others.
Workers of Zoomlion and their AMA counterparts successfully cleared heaps of rubbish in those areas and also dredged choked gutters. Shops and markets were ordered to close down ahead of the exercise, which began at 6 am and ended at 10 am.
Sanitation Minister, Kofi Adda , AMA Chief Executive, Mohammed Adjei Sowah and Executive Chairman of Jospong Group, Joseph Siaw Agyepong also took part in the exercise .
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