The Accra Metropolitan Assembly AMA task-force at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange on Monday morning forced some pedestrians who used unapproved routes to pick litter around the interchange
Citi FM's Hanson Agyemang reported that some pedestrians walked through unauthorized places such as the lawn area under the interchange, and were forced to pay a fine or pick litter.
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In a related development, AMA has outlined four major strategies to be implemented to make Accra the cleanest city on the African Continent.
The AMA boss Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah said the key strategies include education of the public, law enforcement, and infrastructural development.
Meanwhile, Poor sanitation has been a bane of the capital. Over one hundred people died in a cholera outbreak in 2014 and the June 3 disaster which claimed 160 lives was largely due to choked drains and waterways. Despite these disasters, some people still indiscriminately throw refuse around and the National Sanitation Day has consistency seen low patronage.