District Chief Executive for Guan, Hon. Janet Emefa Obro-Adibo Goka planting he tree
In the Guan District, residents are being urged to make sure the trees planted grows very well to protect, beautify and prevent the ozone layer from depleting . The District Chief Executive for Guan, Hon. Janet Emefa Obro-Adibo Goka in an interview with Otixpres News in Akpafu during the tree planting exercise disclosed that close to eight thousand trees are to be planted in the district.
She mentioned cassia, mahogany, and teak as some tree species being planted, noting that these trees are drought resistant and therefore good for the climate.
The new Guan District was not left out of the Green Ghana day activities, Akpafu Mempeasem and santrokofi forestry workers together with students and staff of Akpafu Senior HighTech school took part in this all important activity to plant trees at various communities across the District.
“We thank the president for this initiative. Let us all as citizens make sure the trees planted will grow to protect our environment, let us make it one person one tree and to any individual or institution that needs seedlings for planting in Guan District should contact the District Assembly,” She said.
Honorable Janet Emefa Obro-Adibo Goka added It’s not just a day’s programme, “let’s continue to plant until we are satisfied because when the last tree dies the last person dies”.
In attendance was the commissioner Mr. Asiedu and Mr. James Kubasi Weni Forestry commission Accra and Jasikan.