AMA shuts down public toilet at Graphic Road for channelling human waste into drains

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has disconnected illegal sewer lines and shut down a public toilet at Graphic Road for channelling human waste directly into the drains.
The facility was closed down by the Director of Waste Management of the AMA, Ing. Solomon Noi on Wednesday during the Homowo clean-up exercise organized under the auspices of the Ga Traditional Council(GTC) and in collaboration with the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council (GARCC), the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, the Ministry of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development, the Ministry of Interior, Local Government Authorities and Zoomlion Ghana Limited to improve sanitation in the city of Accra.
Mr Noi highlighted the severe risks posed by such unsanitary practices, stating that the pipe could block the entire drain, which could cause flooding during rainfall.
He expressed dissatisfaction about how the sewage had been irresponsibly laid by the public toilet operators and cautioned for the right thing to be done to mitigate health risks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *