Ghana can't be clean in a day - Sanitation minister

Ghana can't be clean in a day - Sanitation minister

- Sector minister for sanitation says the filth in Ghana cannot be addressed in a day

- The minister is assuring of a cleaner Accra by end of year

- Government has dished out 25 million cedis to the ministry

The minister in charge of sanitation says it takes a lot of effort to deal with the menace of filth in the country.

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Joseph Kofi Adda has come under wild criticism over the poor sanitation crisis in the country but the minister says it takes time to keep Ghana clean.

According to him, "the overnight solution people are expecting to get from the Sanitation Ministry will not happen just like that. It will take some time". The minister says his ministry inherited a country heaped with rubbish across towns and cities and that it takes a long time for Ghana to become a clean city.

"As a minister, my role is not to go round with a broom and wheelbarrow to sweep and collect rubbish. I can assure you by the end of the year you will see Accra very clean,” the minister assured Ghanaian during an interview with Starr FM.

The issue of sanitation continues to be of grave worry to the government. President Akufo-Addo recently engaged the services of major sanitation firms on best ways to tackle issues of sanitation in the country.

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In fact, the government in 2017 gave the ministry 25 million cedis to arrest the issue of filth in the country.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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