Former President, Jerry John Rawlings in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Forestry
Commision have begun a one planting exercise in parts of Accra to commemorate this year's June 4 Anniversary week tree .
Planting the first tree,
He called on civil society organizations and government agencies to inculcate the culture of tree planting to mitigate global warming and avert environmental degradation.
He is also entreating government and especially the law enforcement agencies to ensure that the environmental sanitation laws are enforced rigidly.
President Rawlings believes community policing is the best strategy to hold unpatriotic Ghanaians to abide by the laws of Ghana.
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On his part, the Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies and Zoomlion Ghana Ltd,
He appealed to the media to continue to sensitize the people against tree felling and littering among others to have an enhanced environment in Ghana saying if the city of Dubai is the way it is today on a desert, Ghana can do better but not without the conscientious efforts of the citizenry to keep a cleaned and beautiful environment.
He gave the assurance that his outfit will continue to plant as many trees as it can and support all others who will seek
The National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),
Over three hundred trees were planted along the Shiashie - Legon Street and more to be added across the city of Accra.