21,000 tree stumps removed from Volta Lake – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah
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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has revealed that so far 21,000 tree stumps have been removed from the Volta Lake.

He said this after the Director General of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), Thomas Alonsi address the press on Wednesday August 11.

Ghana Maritime Authority under the leadership of DG Thomas Alonsi has been executing a number of projects to improve the maritime industry.

“Key among them has been the removal of tree stumps from inland waterways. So far 21,000 tree stumps have been removed from the Volta Lake,” the Ofoase Ayirebi lawmaker said.

He added “The authority has also acquired some five patrol boats for surveillance along the Tema and Takoradi port.

“Three trash skimmers have also been acquired by the authority to ensure that our marine source is free from pollution and to improve sanitation along the coast line.”

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana