On Sunday, 1st of August 2021, a cleanup exercise was organized by residents of Bohyen in the Bantama constituency in the Ashanti Region in collaboration with the Bohyen Police command, Asante Kotoko fun club, Zoomlion and traders.
The exercise took place at the Bohyen lorry station as early as 6:00 am with the sweeping of streets and desilting of gutters. The exercise included the cleaning of gutters, weeding, sweeping, gathering and disposing of refuse etc.
The volunteers were offered gloves, boots and nose masks for protection and also brooms, rakes, shovels, wheel barrows, cutlasses etc. to ensure that the exercise was done effectively without any health problems.
The Ghana Police personnel also assisted by directing vehicles to avoid any traffic accidents while the residents cleaned the streets.
Bohyen station officer, chief inspector Charles Boadi Kankam in an interview with the media, warned the public not to dispose of their refuse in the bushes, streams and gutters. In all about 200 volunteers joined together in the exercise and happily cleaned amidst music.
“On behalf of the Bohyen community, we appreciate the Ghana police service, Zoomlion Ghana LTD, Kotoko fun club and all the amazing volunteers that came together to make the exercise a success.” Assembly Member, Hon Frank C Boateng said.
He then called on the people of Bohyen to get involved in every activity in Developing the Nation with passion.