The only way we can keep Ghana clean is to pass law on sanitation to punish its offenders

The Chief of Kenyase community in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region, Barimah Freduah Agyemang (II) has pledged to make Kenyase the cleanest Community in Africa. Filth in Kumasi has tremendously increased despite the president’s vision to eradicate such a menace.

According to Barimah Fredua Agyeman ll, a stiff punishment awaits people who break sanitation bye-laws to serve as a deterrent to all others who show disregard for the environment through their objectionable behaviours and practices.

According to him abusers of such rules will be made to sweep from one end of the town to the other.

Nana Fredua Agyeman ll  was speaking during an environmental sanitation durbar at Kenyase community to sensitize the people on the need to change from practices that negatively affects serenity of the environment to enable the people enjoy good health and sound living.

He said people who abuse sanitation bye- laws will be severely dealt with to serve as a warning to others.

“We Will show pictures of people who practise open defecation or abuse environment on vans”, he said.

Nana Fredua has also committed to advocate and lobby for the introduction of “SAMAN SAMAN” (sanitation police) to educate residents on best sanitation practices as well as arrest those that practise.

*HOWEVER:* Some residents expressed Joy, excitement on the Sanitation Punishment.

*MEANWHILE:* The Chief of Sukwai and  Otumfour Nseniani in the Atwima Nwabiagya south District of the Ashanti, Nana Agyei Addo is also calling on the government to pass law on National Sanitation day to help save the Country from filth.