KUMASI MARKS 3RD EDITION OF GREEN GHANA DAY TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

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KUMASI MARKS 3RD EDITION OF GREEN GHANA DAY TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

As part of the tree planting initiative by the NanaAkufo-Addo led administration, the Kumasi metropolis on Friday 9thJune, 2023, led by the city Mayor, Hon. Sam Pyne, embarked on a metro-wide commemorativetree planting exercise.

The metro-wide exercise which coincided with theAshanti Regional Tree Planting exercise saw a symbolic planting of some specialtree seedlings by the Mayor of Kumasi, Hon. Sam Pyne, Metro CoordinatingDirector, Mr. Francis Darko Dwira; and Hon. PatrickFrimpong at the Royal Golf Club, Kumasi.

Earlier, the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, theAshanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah; and the Deputy Minister forLands and Natural Resources, Hon. Benito Owusu-Bio planted their trees at the RoyalGolf Club.

In all, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, this yeartargets to plant some 200 trees of varied species in commemoration of the dayto restore Kumasi’s former accolade as the ‘Garden City of West Africa’ andalso to protect the nation’s forest cover in an attempt to protect theenvironment.