Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion, Dr.Joseph Siaw Agyepong has reiterated the need for more drastic measures in the fight against filth.
According to him, Zoomlion has developed a fifty-year plan that will create a sustainable infrastructure and an integrated waste management system that can serve generations unborn.
Speaking to Citi News at the Jospong Leadership Conference in Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region under the theme, “building the future,” the Chief Executive Officer indicated that Zoomlion is setting up recycling and compost plants across the sixteen regions to help manage waste in the country.
“As we speak now, Zoomlion has developed a fifty-year plan that when we are done, the generation that comes can take that template and move on and that is first setting up recycling and compost plants across the sixteen regions,” the Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion said.
According to him, Zoomlion has built a sustainable structure that can manage Ghana’s waste.
The Chief Executive Officer believes that the recycling and composite plant when completed will handle Ghana’s waste challenges across the regions which is also in line with President Akuffo Addo’s vision of making Accra the cleanest city in West Africa.
“What is left is the corporation from Ghanaians because, without that, there is no way we can be a successful neat country” as the President desires.
COP Nathan Kofi Boakye who was at the leadership conference indicated that the leadership conference is important since it will help build teams and result in high-performance team that can help the nation in its developmental process.
“I think it’s time for us to move into the future but we can only do that when we concentrate and firm up,” COP Nathan Kofi Boakye said.
“For the Police Service, we are also going ahead to build our team in such a way that we will have high-performance teams to deliver quality service to the populace” he added.
Leadership consultant, Sam Adeyemi called on government to consider inculcating leadership into the curriculum of education adding that it is the only way to get good leaders to lead the nation.
“I want to believe that the whole of Ghana and Africa will pay attention to leadership because it is a skill and we need to put it in our curriculum” he added.
“We do not expect people to give what they don’t have so that is the very reason why we must start from now,” the leadership consultant said.
According to Sam Adeyemi, a conference like this will change the mindset of people towards becoming good leaders.