HON. MCE COMMISSIONS ABATTOIR AT AMPEKROM
On Thursday 21st June 2018, Hon. Yaw Owusu Addo, MCE for Kwahu West Municipal Assembly commissioned on ultra-modern Slaughter House at Ampekrom. The facility which is situated 2km away from Nkawkaw New Road was built to solve the challenges faced by butchers and households in Kwahu West Municipality.
The slaughterhouse is equipped with biogas, toilet facility, and bath house, mechanized bore hole, slaughtering floor, office and lairage.
During a brief ceremony to commission the project the Municipal Environment Health Officer of Kwahu West Municipal Assembly, Mr. Joseph Krampah admonished users of the abattoir specially the butchers to always keep the facility clean. He also assured the public that Environmental Health workers and students will constantly visit the facility to inspect and monitor to make sure animal sent there are disease free and slaughtered under hygienic conditions.
Addressing the gathering the Hon. MCE, Hon. Yaw Owusu Addo said the facility is an effort by the current government to promoter good health among the citizenry. He further advised the butchers to ensure meat that come out of the facility are treated under hygienic condition and are healthy for human consumption.
Nana Opinamang Effah III, Chief of Obomeng, a special guest who graced the occasion, urged the public to make good use of that facility. He advised the butchers to keep the environment clean. He reiterated that environmental health officers must inspect the facility regularly to ensure that they comply with laid down procedures.
On behalf of the butchers, Mr. Emmanuel Bagua expressed his appreciation to the Government, the MCE and the entire management of the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly and assured them that they will use the facility for the benefit of all.