Zoomlion Ghana Limited, ZGL, in partnership with the sanitation ministry, embarked on a clean-up exercise to clear a heap of refuse in the Lamashegu community.
A resident of the community in the Northern Region, Madam Hajia Maria, heaved a sigh of relief as the waste management company carried out the cleaning job.,
The exercise followed a virial video by Madam Hajia Maria, appealing to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the sanitation ministry to intervene in ensuring that a hump of refuse in the community which was posing health risks to the residents was cleared.
And following that appeal, Zoomlion responded swiftly by evacuating the refuse, bringing smiles to the faces of the community members. The exercise was carried out
As early as 7am, Zoomlion had deployed a wheel loader and 5 garbage trucks at the refuse location to facilitate the exercise.
The exercise, which lasted for five hours, witnessed many of the community members expressing delight at the clearing of the refuse.
The assembly member for the area was equally glad and thanked Zoomlion and all the stakeholders who helped in the exercise.
Speaking shortly after the exercise, Hajia Maria, who was highly elated, expressed her gratitude to President Akufo-Addo, the sanitation minister and ZGL.
She gave the assurance that she will lead the attitudinal change in the community.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited is a giant in the waste management as well as environmental sanitation business in Ghana and Africa as a whole. It has the potential to extend to Europe and America.
The company was formed under the company’s Act in January 2006.The company which was formed in 2006 as Zoomlion Ghana Limited with a few numbers of staff has now grown over the past seven years. It now has a total core staff of 3,000 and manages over 85,000 workers under various forms of Public Private Partnerships,PPP.