- Government has launched the national sanitation campaign
- The launch saw former president Jerry Rawlings attend
President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has launched the National Sanitation Campaign.
The campaign is aimed at ensuring that Ghana becomes one of the cleanest countries in the world.
Following this campaign, the government has agreed to assign two sanitation officers for all government department and agency, including the seat of Government.
Speaking at the launch of the campaign, Nana Addo stated that government will now be making every day a sanitation day.
"I recognize, however, that the government cannot do it alone. This is where I wish to call on all of us, especially our Chiefs and Queen Mothers, religious and opinion leaders, civil society organizations, private sector operators, to rise up to the challenge and help make a difference this time around," he added.
But the launch wasn't all about Nana Addo as the former president, Jerry John Rawlings showed up to express his firm support for government's sanitation agenda.
Jerry Rawlings was recently appointed the ambassador of sanitation by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA). His main roles are to encourage those who clean their surroundings clean to continue to do so and penalize those who fail to do same.
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