The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and Multimedia’s Nhyira and Luv FM Clean Ghana Campaign taskforce on Thursday was met with an overflow septic tank leaking into the open during an inspection at Kwadaso estate, a suburb in Kumasi.
Checks by sanitation inspectors around the area revealed 11 houses in the vicinity were connected to the single septic tank.
Speaking in an interview with Joy News during the inspection, the KMA Metro Health Director, Mr Isaac Basahene said the team also discovered a food seller who operates in an unclean environment.
“The sanitation enforcement team today started a house-to-house inspection drive at Kwadaso estate. We came across about 11 to 12 houses connected to a single septic leaking into the open and have charged the landlord to seal the leakage immediately and others asked to construct their own septic tank,” he said.
To deepen the advocacy for clean communities, the Multimedia Group has launched the Clean Ghana Campaign to rally citizens to their civic responsibilities.
The team, made up of journalists, security officers, public health authorities and sanitation officers, including District Assembly officers, make unannounced visits to localities to check on the state of sanitation.
Source: Adomonline.com | Getrude Otchere