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General News of Sunday, 12 November 2017

Source: kasapafmonline.com

Deal with your controversies – Akufo-Addo to Zoomlion boss

President Akufo-Addo has urged Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong to stay focus on his several business modules and deal with all controversies distracting him.

Addressing Management and Staff of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant Waste Transfer Station as well as a gathering of Chiefs and People of Adjen Kotoku, during the Second day of his three day working tour of the Greater Accra Region, President Akufo-Addo said it is only natural that ‘when you are at the forefront of doing things, you will be the subject of controversy.’

He encouraged the businessman to continue his good works across the country.

Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies

The Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong in a brief statement said that the President’s visit to the integrated waste processing plant gives strong indication of his government’s commitment to employ science and technology to identify the most economic and efficient ways to recycle urban waste.

Accra as Cleanest City in Africa

Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong observed that the President’s vision of turning Accra into the cleanest city in Africa is Achievable. He commended the President for creating a Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation to provide dedicated oversight responsibility nationwide on Sanitation issues. He pledged that the Zoomlion Group is ready to partner all the relevant government agencies in diverse ways to help achieve and sustain the set target of making Accra the cleanest city in Africa.

Achievement of SDGs

Dr. Siaw Agyepong noted that his outfit is aware of the commitment on the side of the President who is the Co Chair of the UN SDGs Advocates Group of Eminent Personalities, to ensure that Ghana meets all the 17 SDGs.

The Chairman of Jospong group affirmed his company’s commitment to help achieve the SDGs particularly Goals 6, “Clean Water and Sanitation for All”, Goal 11, ” Make Cities inclusive, safe, resilient and Sustainable “, and Goal 12, ” Ensure sustainable consumption and Production”.