The Inspector General of Ghana Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, has called on Ghanaians to be disciplined as far as sanitation is concerned.
Dr. Dampare, who was the Guest of Honour at this year’s Annual Thanksgiving Service organized by the Jospong Group of Companies (Jospong Group), noted that it is high time Ghanaians changed their mentality and become more disciplined.
“As people, our discipline level when you measure it confirms that we are not there yet hence the need to be disciplined. We drink water in sachets and bottles and just litter them on the streets because Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong and his Zoomlion Ghana Limited are always there to ensure our streets, markets among other places are sanitized.”
He challenged Ghanaians that until we change our mentality, our level of indiscipline can be felt even in death.
“Let’s have a little patience and be disciplined. Our level of indiscipline can be felt even in death, go to our cemeteries and you either intentionally or by design you will realise that every grave is facing somewhere else, there is no orderliness and that is the climax of the level of our indiscipline”.
Dr. George Akuffo Dampare expressed worry over the way of life of Ghanaians as he says, they are only concerned about consuming but they do not take production into consideration.
He further admonished Ghanaians to emulate the successful steps of Dr. Siaw Agyepong.
“Let’s make Christianity attractive as Christians. We have made Christianity unattractive by going to church every day which has eventually turned us to be lazy and we are lacking behind as Christians. Ghana as a country is almost 70% of Christian, we are still doing certain things that are retiring our progress, and development and others who are not showing so much of the things we do are getting to a level that is producing for us to consume. Gradually we have become a consuming nation that has limited our productivity,” the IGP said.
“Our brother, and uncle has demonstrated that productivity can be achieved while practising Christianity. So if we want to make God happy, this is an example that makes God happy because at the end of the day it is impacting life and society to a level that has never been seen before. We are looking forward to a day that we see thousands of Agyepong so that at the end of it all the name of God will be glorified”, he explained.”
The Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong in an interaction with journalists admonished the government to extend the ban on the importation of some goods and products to help boost the local production sector and the economy.
“I think the government should have extended the ban which I believe will go a long way to boost local production and in turn reduce the rate at which more dollars are used for importation and revive the value of the Ghana Cedi,” he said.
The Board Member of the National Cathedral Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah on his part commended Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong and the Jospong Group for holding the annual Thanksgiving as an appreciation to God for his guidance, and protection and also seeing the entire company throughout the year.
The Annual Thanksgiving Service by the Jospong Group which began on Monday 5th of December, 2022 witnessed the Clergy, Traditional leaders, Staff from the subsidiaries, and Members of Parliament among other high-profile personalities gracing the event.