The Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency Hon Samuel George has urged all residents of Ningo-Prampram to imbibe in them the habit of tree planting individually and institutionally, he said Parliament has attached a lot of importance to the day and therefore permitted all MPs to visit their various Constituencies to help plant a tree, in planting the seedling, the Hon. Member called for nurturing the seedlings to grow so by the next year it gives a shade.
The DCE Hon. Jonathan Teye Doku said the day was initiated by His Excellency the President for all to get involved to plant 5million trees, school children who were present were tasked to educate their parents not to cut down trees but continue to plant trees to improve the climate situation in our environment. He also called on estate developers to have a policy to green the area where they are building, and replant a trees that have been cut down.
The District Director of education, Sarah Adibroso also educated the children on the need to plant more trees and stop cutting them because the trees give us oxygen or good air to breathe.
The district has received 1,500 acacia and eucalyptus seedlings which will be given to individuals and institutions such as the Ghana police service, Ghana health service, electoral commission, and assembly member to plant in their communities.
FRIDAY, 11TH JUNE 2021