NEMA Bags Continental Environmental Awards

NEMA Director-General, Mamo B. Mamo, EBS (2nd R) receive a trophy from H.E the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (R) during the ceremony in Accra Ghana. They are flanked by other participants

 

The NEMA Director-General, Mamo B. Mamo, EBS was awarded the prestigious Africa Public Sector CEO of the Year Award in Accra, Ghana at the 3rd Africa Public Sector Conference held on 13th May 2022. The ceremony was graced by H.E the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The award was to reward and promote Excellence in Public Sector in Africa. Mamo also received an award for the Africa top 50 Public Sector leader. NEMA Kenya received the prestigious award of Africa Environmental Regulator of the year 2022. High Commissioner of Kenya to the Republic of Ghana H.E Amb. Eliphas Barine was in attendance among other dignitaries. While appearing on the National Television Station in Ghana, GTV Breakfast Show, Mr. Mamo revealed that the citizens and government officials had addressed issues about the ban on plastic bags decades before it was implemented. He added that the discussion on the ban on plastic took a decade for all stakeholders to participate in the process especially the manufacturers of the plastics as well as political leaders. The Authority had to educate the public on the dangers of using plastics. “My hearty congratulations to you, Mamo B Mamo, EBS for being awarded the Environmental Regulator of the year 2022. This is indeed a great inspiration to the public Sector in Kenya, “ CS Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko stated. NEMA Director-General, Mamo B. Mamo, EBS (2nd R) receive a trophy from H.E the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (R) during the ceremony in Accra Ghana. They are flanked by other participants.

 

By Evans Nyabuto
NEMA DG Mamo B Mamo, EBS in a panel session at
Kempinski hotel, Accra, Ghana during the ceremony

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