President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said the government’s efforts to tackle the country’s waste problems were to make sure that citizens were always in a good health to go about their various duties.
“The projects undertaken nationwide in relation to tackling waste issues were aimed at ensuring good health of the nation.”
President Akufo-Addo said this when he addressed a durbar of Chiefs and people of Dambai and cut-the-sod for the construction of the Oti Solid Waste Treatment facility at Dambai to climax his two-day tour of the region.
He noted that the construction of the facility was a government of Ghana and Jospong Group partnership programme.
President Akufo-Addo said the government was ready and willing to support any citizen of the country, who aimed at helping the nation to develop through their efforts.
He said with all the developmental projects, the region had so far enjoyed, he was “assuring them that they won’t be left out in any projects” that would help the nation develop adding that “you will have whatever that is due you.”
The President urged the people of the region to vote for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 elections and all the eight Parliamentary Candidates (PCs) in the region.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zoomlion Limited, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, noted that the siting of the facility would bring development as well as offer employment to the youth of the region. He said the facility would be ready in four months.