Obuasi Municipal Goes Green As Assembly Plants 9,000 Trees

Last Updated on October 25, 2021 by Admin

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly, as part of efforts to support the Green Ghana Project, has planted 9,000 trees in the Municipality. The Chief Executive Officer of the Municipality, Hon. Elijah Adansi-Bonah, addressing the gathering at the launch of the Green Ghana Project at Nana Ponkor JHS in the area praised the President, Akuffo Addo and the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources for such a laudable project.
He said “this bold initiative by the Government will ensure the beautification of Obuasi and provide shades along pedestrian walkways, greening open spaces as well as mitigate the effects of climate change “.
To make the project a successful one, Honorable Adansi-Bonah said ” I want to seize this opportunity to appeal to those who will go for the seedlings to protect and maintain the seedlings ensure that the vision of the President to have a Green Ghana is achieved.”
The Obuasi MCE who joined the Presiding Member for the Assembly, Nananom, the Forestry Commission and Heads of Institution to plant some Mahogany trees encouraged individuals, Corporate institutions, Schools and Churches to take part in the exercise and grow more trees to beautify the environment and for reaforestation purposes.
The officer in charge of the Obuasi sub-station of the Forestry Commission talked about the preparedness of his outfit to take care and protect the seedlings once planted to ensure that the vision of the President is achieved. He said ” my office has put in mechanism where we will ensure that we take care and protect the plants for them to mature very well for the benefit of the entire Municipality”.
The Green Ghana initiative is being championed by the Forestry Commission and the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.

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