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Ghana must take sanitation, water issues seriously – Lord Boateng

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Lord Paul Boateng, a member of the UK House of Lords, has emphasised the critical need for Ghana to address its water and sanitation challenges. 

According to him, given the investments in these areas of the economy, concerted efforts are needed to ensure that issues of sanitation and water are addressed. 
 
Speaking at the 2024 Annual Leadership Lecture at the University of Professional Studies-Accra, (UPSA), Lord Boateng shared significant achievements and ongoing efforts to improve Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Ghana.

“One of our core countries is Ghana. We have reached 3.8 million people here with improved water and sanitation services, and nearly 9 million people with education and information to improve wash and specific hygiene practices. Mobalised over the years, more than $57 million in investment in services for lower-income communities. We have worked in Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, and Tarkoradi. 

“We have a long-term relationship with the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, the community of water agencies, and Ghana Water Company Limited. We commend them, but you know our biggest cheer needs to be those people in the town and villages, the civic and traditional leaders, working with teachers, private and public stakeholders, and parents. Working in those urban communities and small towns in order that their leadership and taking individual responsibility to impact water sanitation and health. Taking a responsibility to make a difference. 

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