A total of 60 markets in the Oti Region have been fumigated against COVID 19.
The exercise was done by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development with support from Zoomlion Ghana Limited, the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and the security services under the supervision of the Coordinating Council and local Assemblies.
Compliance level was high with all shops closed for the success of the exercise, which lasted for close to seven hours.
At Jasikan, a total of 24 market centres and lorry stations were disinfected whilst 12 were disinfested at Krachi East and 11 at Biakoye.
The Nkwanta South Municipal had 10 markets, Nkwanta North District five markets, Krachi Nchumuru District, eight markets, Krachi West District four, Kadjebi District four and SALL, four markets fumigated.
Mr Andrews Okuma Nawil, Oti Regional Coordinating Director commended the team for a good job done.
Some markets women and businessmen who spoke to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) commended the Government for the foresight and appealed for the exercise to be regularised.