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Institutions continues to support the National Sanitation Day Campaign


Four corporate organisations, have donated to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to support the National Sanitation Day campaign.sanitation

The institutions are adb Bank, SIC Life, PZ Cussons, and VVIP Group Musicians.

The donation include a cheque for GH? 50,000 from adb Bank, cleaning equipment, implements T-shirts valued at GH? 25,000 from SIC Life and Detergents and T-shirts value at GH? 20,000 from PZ Cussons.

VVIP Musicians would organise a clean-up exercise on Saturday December 6 at Nima, Mamobi and Newtown after which the group would tour every region on every first Saturday of the month to organise jams after the clean-up exercises.

Mr Abdul somed Iddrisu, Executive Director of adb Bank said sanitation and hygiene facilitates the cause of diseases and the idea to get rid of filth in our communities by the ministry is a good initiative.

He said the adb Bank over the years has being dedicated to its corporate social responsibility and the donation is the manifestation of the bank?s commitment towards good sanitation and personal hygiene to promote good health.

He called on customers of the adb Bank to come on-board and joins hands in the subsequent exercises in order to control outbreak of diseases.

Mr Albert Bahun-Wilson, Head of Marketing, SIC Life said the company would continue to partner with the ministry to get rid of filth and control outbreak of disease in the country.

He said this is the beginning of the exercise and the company partnership with the ministry would continue to achieve the targeted goal.

Mr Gazie Decker, Head, Brand Development and Activation of PZ Cussons said the detergents donated is to be used in cleaning toilets and urinals of schools, public and private and that the items donated is for the next six to12 months.

Abdul Hamid Ibrahim, a member of the VVIP Group, said dirt causes a lot of sickness and must be controlled through the cleaning of the environment.

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development said Government would continue to partner the private sector to ensure development of the country.

He said the control of outbreak of diseases is a responsibility of all and this must send signals to all citizenry to come on-board and protect the environment and promote good health.

Mr Debrah said Ghana Education Service has directed all second cycles? institutions to deploy students to join the clean-up exercise campaign and every first Saturday of the month.

He said this is to incorporate the habit of environmental cleanliness into the students and for other students in the primary and junior high schools to learn from.

Mr Debrah thanked the institutions for the support and called on other corporate bodies to emulate their example and assured them of proper use of the cash and equipment donated.

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