Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng, the Municipal Chief Executive for Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipality, has said there is the need to highlight environmental cleanliness as we intensify the fight against COVID 19.
Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng made the call in an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Nsawam after a clean-up exercise organized by the municipal assembly, Ghana Health Services, NADMO, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Sanitation and others.
They cleared choked drains and cleaned the streets around the main Nsawam market, Nsawam Lorry station and the Commercial Bank streets amongst others.
Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng said as at yet Nsawam has not recorded any case of COVID 19 but recently two suspected cases were rushed to the Nsawam Government Hospital and fortunately, they tested negative.
Mrs Perpetual B. Decker, Officer in charge of Agriculture at the Assembly, said there is the need for all to understand that COVID 19 is real, hence the need for all farmers to protect themselves by adhering to the safety protocols introduced by the health authorities.
Mr Francis Kwame Safo, Municipal Health Sanitation Officer, said there is the need for all in the municipality to participate in frequent clean up exercises to rid their areas of vectors of diseases.