The Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, made this announcement at a Press Conference held at the Conference Room of the Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council.
This exercise is line with the Mass Disinfection Exercise being carried out across the country under the auspices of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.
The exercise is scheduled on Saturday, 4th April, 2020 simultaneously in 75 markets across the 18 Municipalities and Districts of the Volta Region from 5:00am to 2:00pm and will be carried out by Zoomlion Group of Companies, assisted by other sprayers to be mobilised by the respective Assemblies.
It is advised that all Lorry Parks, Shops, Stores, Restaurants, Chop Bars and other Businesses operating adjacent or close to the various markets shall suspend operations during the time of the exercise.
In ensuring safety and smooth exercise, the Security Agencies in the Region, NADMO and the National Ambulance Service shall play complementary roles.
Present at the conference were the Hon. Deputy Regional Minister, Members of the Regional Security Council, the Chief Director of the Co-ordinating Council, some Hon.Municipal and District Chief Executives, the Deputy Regional Director of Health, the Regional Director of NADMO and some workers of the Zoomlion Group of Companies.