By Carl Rebertson
Nf-( Saki)- Nii Emmanuel Tetteh Oglie II Chief of Nmlitsakpo and President of the Nmlitsakpo Divisional Council, has called for an holistic review of the existing sanitation bye laws for the Kpone -Katamanso Municipal Assembly.(KKMA)
The Chief made this remark during a town hall meeting held at the Assemblies of God Church in Saki over the weekend on the theme’ Developing Nmlitsakpo the role of residents and government.
Nii Tetteh Oglie II said the Assembly should give stiffer punishment to those whose activities caused nuisance in the community so as to deter others from doing same.
He said, politicians have over the years managed to deny chiefs of their powers to deal with some bad practices in the country saying it has become very difficult for chiefs to inculcate discipline in the lives of their subjects due to political expediencies.
According to him, the Municipal Assembly must be strict on its sanitation by-laws saying serious changes needed to be made if the Municipal Assembly wanted to win the sanitation battle.
Mr Isaac Newton Tetteh Assembly Member for the Nmlitsakpo Electoral area in an interview with newsfarmgh.com mentioned that the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly would ensure residents adhere to the various sanitation laws in the communities.
Mr Newton further revealed that religious bodies including other benevolent institutions must support the Assembly deal with Sanitation issues in their communities.
He noted that when the Churches including the clergies took up the challenge to frequently clean the communities their members who hitherto were members of the communities would emulate their gesture and heed to proper sanitation practices in the areas.
The Nmlitsakpo Assembly member noted that it was his duty to ensure the operation clean your frontage which was initiated by the Greater Accra Regional Minister would be enforced in the Nmlitsakpo electoral area so as to deal with the sanitation issues in the communities.
‘Let us all participate in cleaning our communities before embarking on other social activities he hinted.