The Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) has taken a significant step towards promoting a greener environment by organizing a massive tree planting initiative in all communities within the municipality during the Green Ghana Day. This commendable effort aims to address environmental concerns and enhance the overall quality of life for residents.

To ensure the success of the tree planting campaign, the AdMA meticulously planned the process by dividing the municipality into Twelve Electoral Areas. Each group was assigned a leader who worked closely with the Honorable Assembly Members to facilitate the initiative effectively.

The Forestry Commission played a pivotal role by providing the Assembly with a diverse selection of seedlings. A total of 2,062 species of seedlings, including fruit, ornamental, and shade trees, were received. This broad variety of trees will not only contribute to the aesthetic appeal of the communities but also provide numerous environmental benefits such as clean air, shade, and wildlife habitat.

The tree planting exercise kicked off at prominent locations within Adentan, including the Adentan Police Station, the Christ Way Christian School, and the Christ Faith School. Additionally, the team planted trees along the median of the streets and other public institutions. This strategic placement of trees will help create green corridors throughout the municipality and promote a healthier urban ecosystem.

The Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Nii-Noi Adumuah, took charge of the Gbentanaa Electoral Area team and expressed his appreciation for the residents’ active participation in the exercise. He commended their enthusiasm and encouraged them to nurture the planted trees until they reach maturity. Hon. Adumuah emphasized that greening Adentan is of utmost importance in protecting the environment and creating a sustainable future for the municipality.

He emphasis that, organizing such a significant tree planting initiative, the Adentan Municipal Assembly is setting an excellent example for other communities to follow. The benefits of planting more trees are far-reaching, encompassing improved air quality, enhanced biodiversity, and a more aesthetically pleasing environment. Moreover, trees play a vital role in mitigating the effects of climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide and reducing heat in urban areas.

The AdMA’s efforts to encourage community involvement in greening initiatives are commendable. It is crucial for residents to recognize their role in environmental conservation and actively contribute to creating a more sustainable future. Planting trees not only beautifies our surroundings but also ensures a healthier and happier community for generations to come.

“The Adentan Municipal Assembly’s tree planting initiative is a significant step towards building a greener and more sustainable municipality. The engagement and participation of the community, combined with the diverse range of seedlings provided by the Forestry Commission, will undoubtedly contribute to the success of this endeavor. Let us all join hands in nurturing these trees and creating a thriving environment in Adentan.” Hon. Nii-Noi Adumuah.

 

SOURCE: ISD, ADENTAN

ADMA ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES TO PLANT MORE TREES

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