The Church of Pentecost, Sefwi- Asafo branch has organised a clean-up exercise dubbed” Environmental cleanliness-our commitment” in the community.
The exercise, which would be held monthly is to help improve on the sanitary conditions in the area.
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, after the more than two hours exercise, Pastor Ernest Acheampong, Sefwi- Asafo District Pastor said “it’s a new policy by the Church of Pentecost with support from Zoomlion Ghana limited to help improve sanitation in the various communities”.
Pastor Acheampong said the exercise would be done monthly by all the branches in the District in order to inculcate the habit of cleaning and disposing of rubbish properly among Church members and the public.
The Church also donated four large litter Bins to the community.
Pastor Acheampong commended traditional authorities, residents, Assembly and unit committee members for making the programme a success and called on all to join the campaign.
Mr Vincent Afriyie, Assembly member for Sefwi-Asafo south electoral area, expressed gratitude to the Church for the litter Bins and for organizing the exercise, as it would help improve on sanitation in the community.
He tasked residents to make good use of the Bins that would be placed at vintage points and hinted that the assembly would come out with sanitation by-laws to deal with and fine sanitation offenders.