Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, has withdrawn its services from Accra beginning from yesterday, Monday 17 September 2018, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has announced.
In view of this situation, the AMA said, there are uncollected waste in some parts of Accra. However, the Assembly is working around the clock to bring the situation under control.
In a radio interview on Accra based Joy FM, the Chief Executive Officer of AMA, Mr Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah said the drivers withdrew their services without notification and that was why there were heaps refuse in town.
A statement signed by Gilbert Nii Ankrah, Head of Public Relations at the AMA and forwarded to thepublisheronline.com reads: “The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), wishes to inform the general public that drivers of Zoomlion Ghana Limited (Accra Zone) have withdrawn their services from the city this morning without any official notice to the Assembly. In view of the situation, there are uncollected solid waste at various locations across the city.
“The Assembly has therefore deployed tipper trucks to collect all heaps as a temporal measure to manage the situation.
“The Assembly wishes to assure the public that it is working around the clock to bring the situation under control.”
Zoomlion Ghana limited is one of the companies in charge of house waste collection in the metropolis and also street sweeping under the YEA (Youth Employment Agency] module, the Mayor said