AMA honours four companies for beautifying Accra

By
Samuel Dodoo, GNA

Accra, Jan. 14, GNA
– The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has honoured four entities as
part of efforts to recognise their contributions in making Accra a clean and
beautiful city.

The entities were
Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA), Ghana Graffiti, MullenLowe Limited
and Jandel Limited.

This was held at the
City Hall to officially put off the Christmas lights in Accra.

Mr Mohammed Adjei
Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive in a speech expressed gratitude
to the organisations for changing the perspectives of the AMA on how to
beautify and make the city clean.

“Their
consultancy advice and practical projects attest to the fact that we can do
more and better things to make the city, not just clean, but beautiful. We
believe that the President’s vision of making Accra the cleanest city is not
just about the waste collection, but ultimately making Accra beautiful. 

“We knew that this
journey and the task ahead could not be undertaken and accomplished alone,
hence partnering these entities. We have come this far with and today we want
to acknowledge their contributions,” he said.

Mr Sowah
congratulated all the awardees for their support and expressed the hope that
the commitment to the Clean Accra and Beautification Project would continue.

Nii Adjei Tawiah,
the Municipal Chief Executive for Korley Klottey in a remark pledged to
continue the partnership with the organisations to help keep the city clean and
beautiful.

Jandel limited, a
leading event planning company in the country was recognised for its efforts in
bringing good tidings and joy to city dwellers during the yuletide by creating
a Christmas light avenue and village thus making Accra a city of lights, while Mullen
Lowe Accra was honoured for their efforts towards making Accra a liveable city
through greening and beautification of open spaces.

The citation
presented to GAVA was also in recognition of their efforts to the course of
making Accra a neighbourhood city, through public arts for the beautification
of open spaces.

Ghana Graffiti was
also appreciated for their efforts towards the course of making Accra a
liveable city through public arts for the beautification of open spaces.

Ms Afi Amoro, the
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jandel Limited, on behalf of the recipients,
thanked the AMA for the honour and called on corporate Ghana and  like-minded private sector entities to come
on board  to actualise the initiatives to
make the city clean and beautiful.

Some notable
personalities and entities who were recognised from the AMA in the past
included; Former President Jerry John Rawlings, MTN Ghana and The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints among others.

GNA

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