General Secretary hopeful of the incumbent NPP, who is also the current Director of Communication for Chicago (USA) Chapter of the NPP, Mr. Richard Ahiagbah, yesterday, joined hands with residents of the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly to conduct a mass clean-up exercise to rid the assembly and its surroundings of filth, as part of activities to mark this year’s International Volunteers Day.
The exercise which was led by the Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Solomon Appiah, brought about fifty-two volunteers from both African and European countries.
Today’s clean-up activity saw personnel from both the assembly and the Coalition of Volunteering Organizations, Ghana (COVOG), clean the streets of Kpone-Katamanso, particularly the market circle which had heaps of refuse and drains.
In an interview with the media, the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Solomon Appiah commended volunteers and the people of Kpone-Katamanso for the massive turnout and encouraged that everything is done to ensure that, Kpone Katamanso becomes the cleanest municipality in the country.
The Coalition of Volunteering Organizations, Ghana (COVOG) which has adopted Kpone Municipal Assembly, also assured that they would continue to volunteer its services to achieve a clean municipality.
On his part, the potential General Secretary of the NPP, Richard Ahiagbah said, the Assembly’s decision to embark on this clean-up exercise was to get rid of the filths that has engulfed some parts of the municipality, which population growth is believed to have accounted for the situation.
He also said the clean-up exercise was part of the community service activities organized to commemorate International Volunteers Day.
The clean-up exercise, He said, was also to instill in the community a sense of responsibility to maintain a clean environment and to promote a healthy community, adding that, this exercise will be a form of education for the entire people of Kpone-Katamanso to learn the responsibility of maintaining a clean and safe environment
He therefore urged all residents of the area to be part of this agenda in bringing the municipality back to its former glory.
Richard Ahiagbah who is also registered voter in the Kpone Katamanso Constituency, has served as the Diaspora’s Mobilization Coordinator for the Chicago Chapter of the NPP, and his commitment for the party is known both in the United States and in Ghana.