Ghanaian musicians, Okyeame Kwame and Wiyaala have been appointed by the Water Aid Ghana( WAG) as it’s ambassadors for their Hygiene Behaviour Change Coalition (HBCC) for the COVID-19 Control initiative.
On Wednesday,1st July, the Country Director, Abdul Nashiru Mohammed, explained that the initiative, which was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and Unilever, would be carried out in six districts across five regions, targeting over five million people.
In his speech he said that the Water Aid Ghana (WAG) has the influential roles Wiyaala and Okyeame Kwame play within Ghana and beyond and it’s counting of their popularity and to educate people in their communities and social media on the importance of washing their hands and other hygiene messages to curb the spread of COVID-19.
“WAG will work with you, our WASH ambassadors, to implement this and other WASH projects of the country program.
WAG is counting on your popularity and a large following on social media and in your communities to extensively disseminate hygiene messages to the project target audience,” he said
By Fuseina Issaka | talksafrica.com