President Nana Akufo Addo, has today Friday launched “Operation Clean Your Frontage” Campaign at the Independence Square in Accra.
The Campaign is part of measures by the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to keep the City clean.
The Minister said the campaign is to enforce sanitation regulations in the City, as part of the “Make Accra Work” agenda.
He said the Campaign would also include greening major streets, parks and roundabouts within the City.
The Minister noted that “Operation Clean Your Frontage” bye-laws had been enacted by the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the Region, to ensure that environmental health officers regularly inspect the frontage of premises to enforce sanitation regulations.
He said the “Operation Clean Your Frontage” Campaign, would become fully operational on 1st February, 2021, adding that a grace period of three months was been given to all landlords and corporate institutions to prepare for the successful take off of the Campaign.
He said: “As part of the “Operation Clean Your Frontage” Campaign, we expect businesses, households, landlords, and all others to be responsible for the cleanliness of their frontage and their immediate surroundings.”
Mr Quartey appealed for support from the media in carrying out the “Operation Clean Your Frontage” Campaign.
Launching the Clean Your Frontage Campaign at the Independence Square on Friday, October 22, 2021, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was upbeat the initiative will change the mindset of Ghanaians towards the environment.
“This campaign is a good step in achieving the vision of making Accra the cleanest city in Africa,” he said.
He reiterated: “I will do my possible best to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa.”