The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly on Friday June 10, 2022 plated 15,000 seedlings across the municipality as part of the activities to mark the Green Ghana Day.
The Municipal Chief Executive for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly Rev. Solomon Kotey Nikoi planted the first sprout at Tenasi Junior High School at Ako Adjei followed by the Coordinating Director Mr Daniel Nkrumah and the Municipal Education Director Ms Habiba Kotomah, Mrs Emelia Monney the Director for Agric and the Assembly Members.
Speaking to the media Rev. Solomon Kotey Nikoi called on all stakeholders to actively participate in the exercise and fully take responsibility of the seedlings planted. He said the future of La and that of Ghana would depend on how well the citizenry will protect the seedlings.
On the part of the director for Agric, she said her outfit in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and other relevant department and units under the assembly are to persistently monitor the development of the seedlings and offer any technical support to any member in the community to enable the trees to mature well.
She mentioned that prior to the exercise the assembly had embarked on an awareness creation to prepare residents on the exercise and how to monitor and upkeep for the seedlings.
Mrs Kotomah assured her outfit support towards the exercise by ensuring that each school plants trees in and around their schools. She pointed out that, the trees planting which have come to stay would help address environmental issues in the country.