Ghana is commemorating Green Ghana Day today, June 9, to plant 10 million tree seedlings.
The 2023 edition of the Green Ghana Day is under the theme “Our Forests, Our Health” and being held at the University of Ghana, Legon with President Akufo-Addo, Lands Minister Samuel Jinapor and others in attendance.
This year’s edition was launched by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on Wednesday, 17th May, 2023 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Green Ghana Project forms part of measures to restore the country’s lost forest cover, and degraded landscapes as well as inculcate values of planting and nurturing of trees in the citizens.
Parliament of Ghana in collaboration with the Forestry Commission will hold a short exercise within the precinct of Parliament.
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin will lead Members of Parliament and the Parliamentary Service Staff to plant about 300 tree seedlings at Parliament House, the official residence of the Speaker, Deputy Speakers, Leader’s village, Clerk-to -Parliament among others.