In the early hours of Friday, 13th August 2021, a delegation led by Mrs kate Opoku, Country Leader for Let’s Do It Ghana, an environmentally motivated organization with its aim to inspire a clean environment, paid a courtesy call on H.E Gregory Andrews, Australian High Commissioner to Ghana.
The purpose of the visit was to present an award to the High commissioner for his active participation and to commend him for his leadership and exemplary role during the 2020 World Clean-Up Day in Ghana which saw many volunteers despite the heavy downpours.
Speaking on behalf of the delegation, Mrs. Kate Opoku said ‘’your presence and leadership at the 2020 World Clean Day inspired a lot of change and also gave a lot of recognition to the event, therefore the need to present to you this award and to call for your continues support towards making Ghana a cleaner place.’’
She also used the opportunity to remind and to officially invite H.E Gregory Andrews and the staff of the High Commission to participate in the 2021 World Clean Up Day scheduled for 18th September.
The Australian High Commissioner who received the award thanked the team and pledge his support to participate in the upcoming 2021 World Clean UP Day. He also promised that coupled with his wife Rachel, they would ensure to liaise with other embassies to participate in the clean-up.
It would be recalled that he was amongst the first three people who got to the 2020 clean-up point, despite the heavy rains, and captured the moment with Facebook live to inspire people to join the clean-up.
Also at the meeting were Mr. Lambert Donkor, Communications manager for Let’s Do it Ghana. Miss Georgina Antwi, Conservation Manager, Ghana Wildlife Society, a non profit conservation organisation with its mission to conserve wildlife in all its forms to ensure a better environment and for improved quality of life for all people.