Child Sanitation Diplomat, Ms. Tettey Pays Courtesy Call On MESTI Minister, Dr. K. Afriyie (VIDEOS)

Child Sanitation Diplomat at the World Vision International, Ms. Neriah Tettey has today paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Dr. Kwaku Afriyie at his office in Accra.

According to Ms. Tetteh, the visit is to brief the Minister on her new initiative which looks at tackling plastic waste in the country.

Ms. Tettey noted that she is humbled the Minister granted her audience.

"What motivated me is the current sanitation challenges in the country"

She described the country’s current sanitation challenges as poor adding that if all hands come on deck, there will be a head way for the country.

"We always see plastic waste on the streets. They can even cause flood"

She appealed to the public to take into consideration the need to promote good sanitation in the country.

Ms. Tettey hinted that if issues of filth are not addressed in the country, it will affect all economically and financially.

She appealed to her colleagues, parents and the populace, to desist from making the country dirty.

On his part, the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie lauded Ms. Tettey for her great initiative.

He hinted that the initiative introduced by the Child Sanitation Diplomat will be supported by his Ministry.

He also charged the populace to fix their attitude adding that it will transcend into keeping the country clean.

He pleaded his support to Ms. Neriah Tettey.

The Technical Coordinator at Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, World Vision Ghana, Yaw Atta Arhin described the meeting with the Minister as fruitful.

He added that he is hopeful their deliberations will see the light of day.

"Ms. Tettey has a vision and with support from the Minister and Minstry, her fight against filth will be won" he noted.

It is emerging that Ms. Tettey won the Schools Sanitation Solutions Challenge 2020.

The solutions challenge was organised by World Vision Ghana and Kings Hall Media Limited.

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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith