Afigya Kwabre South celebrate Green Ghana Day
The Afigya Kwabre South District Assembly in collaboration with the Offinso Forest District has planted trees as part of activities to mark this year’s Green Ghana Day with the theme "Our Forest, Our Health".

Date Created : 6/14/2023 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com

The celebration was held at the forecourt of the District Assembly and was graced by the District Chief Executive (DCE) Mr. Christian Adu Poku, Nananom, forestry commission, staff of the Ghana education service, staff of the district Assembly, clergy, farmers, media and individuals who are also interested in planting trees.

The DCE urged the people gathered to cultivate the habit of planting trees and ensure its growth by monitoring it to help restore the greenery nature of the environment so mankind will continue to live.

He added that the Offinso Forest District has provided the Assembly with 3000 mahogany seedlings, 100 mango seedlings, 100 guava seedlings, 200 coconut seedlings and 100 oil palm seedlings to be planted within the District.

The chairman for the program Nana Owusu Peprah II the Apagyahene commended the government for the Green Ghana initiative and admonished the people to rally behind the government to achieve its goal of safeguarding Ghana’s forest cover and environment.

Mr. George Amoah from the Offinso Forest District also said the initiative is part of the government's aggressive afforestation and reforestation programme to restore the degraded landscape.