- The Accra Metropolitan Assembly arrested some 5 individuals for indiscriminately dumping rubbish around Accra
- The five culprits, one of who is female, were process by the Nima Police and given stern warning to desist from their recalcitrant ways
Five Ghanaians have been arrested and processed by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly for reportedly throwing rubbish at unauthorized spots at the Kwame Nkrumah interchange.
They five persons were arrested and charged with going against Sections 56(a) and (b) of Act 851, Public Health Act (2012) of the Ghanaian Constitution.
Ama Galley, Ishmael Yartey, Ibrahim Mustapha, Kwabena Owusu and Mustapha Buhari were arrested to serve as a deterrent for other persons who dump rubbish indiscriminately in Accra.
According to Moses Abor, the Head of the Rapid Response Unit of the AMA, the arrested quintet were sent to the Nima Police Station and let go after a stern caution to desist from such behaviour.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been determined to live up to his promise of making Ghana's capital city of Accra, the cleanest in Africa.
In recent times, the AMA looks to be working extra to bring that vision into reality as they have rolled out several measures to maintain cleanliness in Accra and its immediate environs.
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