Green Ghana Project
The Bono East Regional Minister, Hon Kwasi Adu-Gyan, is advocating for One House, One Tree as Ghana prepares for the Green Ghana
Day in June 11.
The Minister made the call when a team from the Forestry Commission led by the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sulley Nelson, paid a courtesy call on him at his office on Monday to brief the Minister about the impending Green Ghana Exercise.
The government intends to plant five million trees in a day across the country as an initial programme under its Green Ghana Project.
The trees are scheduled to be planted on June 11 this year and Ghanaians would be mobilized to plant trees on the day and nurture them to maturity as a way of contributing to the preservation of the environment.
As part of preparations toward the day, the deputy CEO of Forestry Commission, Mr. Sulley Nelson, is touring the Bono East Region to help create awareness.
He paid a courtesy call on the Bono East Minister, Kwasi Adu-Gyan to brief him about the preparations so far.
He pleaded with the Minister to personally lead the awareness creation in the region.
The Bono East Manager of the Commission, Mrs Lucy Amoh Ntim, shared with the media about the situation in the region.
On his part, the Bono East Minister, Kwasi Adu-Gyan pledged his full support for the programme. He revealed that, a lot of seedlings are already in stock for free, and citizens should make efforts to go and collect for planting.
He seized the opportunity to advocate to Ghanaians to adopt One House, One Tree as a project.
Bono East – Techiman