The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah has assured the Drains Maintenance Team of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) of government's recognition of their continuous efforts to ensure that drains in the city are desilted.
According to him, government would continue to provide the necessary funds and logistics to enable them to discharge their duties effectively.
The MCE made this known on Friday, 17 August 2018 when he met the Team at his residence to reward them for their efforts and address their challenges.
"The government continues to pay tribute and cherish the sacrifices that the Drains Maintenance Team are making to desilt and clean our drains", he said.
He urged the team to continue to be proactive and responsive in the discharge of their duties. "I know your challenges and we are working around the clock to resolve them", he averred.
He advised residents to refrain from dumping refuse into drains and gutters, which blocked waterways, and resulted in flooding in the city.
Mr. Graham Sabah, Director of Drains Maintenance Unit of AMA, on behalf of the Team thanked the MCE and management for the appreciation.
He appealed for more logistics to enhance the team's work as well as continuous motivation.
The MCE in appreciation presented hampers and an undisclosed amount to members of the team and assured to meet them periodically.