Ga Mantse visits Makola Market; leads campaign to make Accra cleanest city in Africa

The Ga Mantse, His Royal Majesty King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II , has visited the Makola Market in the Central Business District (CBD) of Accra to engage traders on measures towards improving the state of sanitation in the city.

The visit was part of a broader initiative aimed at making Accra the cleanest city in Africa.

Accompanied by the Mayor of Accra, Elizabeth Kwatsoe Sackey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus Glover , and a delegation from the Ga Traditional Council (GTC) made up of the Paramount Chief of Sempe, Nii Adote Otintor II, Paramount Chief of Abola, Nii Ahene Nunoo II and Ga Asafoatse Onukpa, Captain Kojo Nseni Mankattah IV, the Ga Mantse in a public address, emphasised collective responsibility in tackling the city’s waste management challenges and expressed a strong commitment to improving the state of Accra’s cleanliness ahead of the upcoming Homowo festival.

The Ga Mantse disclosed that the mission to rid the city of filth and make “Accra Work Again” was a collaboration between the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), led by the Regional Minister, the Mayor of Accra, and all chiefs from the GTC, adding that the campaign would include a comprehensive waste management initiative.

He acknowledged the importance of working closely with market queens and other stakeholders in the city to achieve the desired goal.


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