The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has ordered the closure of all stores and markets on Saturday, December 2, 2017, for a clean-up exercise.
According a statement by the AMA the clean up exercise will be observed through the Assembly. The AMA also noted commercial activities within the metropolis will cease between 6:00am and 10:00am on Saturday morning.
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“The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), wishes to remind the general public that as part of the National Sanitation Campaign (NSC), the AMA will be organizing a clean-up exercise on Saturday 2nd December, 2017.”
“In pursuance of this, there will be a vigorous enforcement of the AMA (Environmental Sanitation Day), By-laws, 1995. Shops, Markets and other commercial activities must remain closed between the hours of 6:00am and 10:00am,” the AMA said.
The statement further noted that sanitary inspectors will be deployed to various homes and households to ensure surroundings of people are clean as well.
The statement added that, “Sanitary Inspectors (Saman Saman), will be visiting households and entities to inspect their sanitation conditions and issue notices (summons) if necessary during this period.”
Sanitation in the capital is very terrible, thus the President Nana Akufo-Addo’s commitment to make the city the cleanest in the Africa before his tenure ends.
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