GAMA Toilet Facilities And Mechanized Boreholes
Mr Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, has commissioned some completed Greater Accra Metropolitan Assembly (GAMA) toilet facilities for some Basic and Senior High Schools (SHS) to improve sanitation in the Municipality.
The schools benefited from a 12-seater water closet toilets and mechanized boreholes in areas where access to water was scarce.
Commissioning the facility, Mr Wilkinson said the facility formed part of measures to better the lifestyle of students in the community.
The beneficiary schools were St. John's Grammar SHS, Amasaman Senior High Technical School, M/A Basic School, Katapor, M/A Basic School, Nsakina, M/A Basic School, Odumase - Amanfrom, Afiaman Methodist Basic School, Presbyterian Basic School, Afiaman and FOMWAK Islamic School, Amasaman.
In attendance at the commissioning ceremony were the Municipal Planning Officer, Presiding Member, Assembly members, Director of Education for Ga West, Chiefs and Opinion leaders, pupils, students and community members.
Mr Wilkinson advised management of the various Schools to maintain and take good care of the facilities and advised the students to maintain sound hygiene practices and keep their surroundings clean to stem the outbreak of diseases.
'I call on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's), philanthropists and companies to partner the Assembly to improve sanitation and sustain environmental conditions in the municipality'', he said.
The GAMA Sanitation Water Project (SWP) is a governmental project being supported by the World Bank and the Global partnership for output-based Aid to increase access to improved sanitation water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low-income urban communities.