By Sgt Hormeku Nelson, JWS
The Jungle Warfare School (JWS) of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has participated in a cleanup exercise at the Achiase Health Centre on Wednesday, 13 May 2020.
The Clean-up Exercise which was supported by the Achiase District Assembly and led by Zoomlion Ghana Limited, was to ensure that the health centre was clean, to help fight the Coronavirus disease.
The group supported in desilting of all gutters, collection and disposal of refuse from homes, public places, markets and lorry parks, as well as the emptying of street litter bins.
Addressing soldiers and other sister security services, the District Chief Executive (DCE) – Hon Richmond Amponsah, said the exercise formed part of government’s plan to keep the country clean and also help fight COVID-19.
He urged everyone to take personal hygiene seriously, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, “We must equally weed and clean our surroundings to ensure that we stay healthy at all times,” he added.
Other departments that took part in the exercise were the Achiase District Assembly, NADMO, and other health workers.