Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Forestry Commission, Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie is entreating Ghanaians to support government’s afforestation initiatives by devoting special occasions like birthday celebrations to planting trees.

According to Sir John as he is popularly known, it is important that Ghanaians give a lot of attention to the environment by contributing to the preservation of both land and the forest cover

‘’I want to entreat Ghanaians to take the issue of afforestation seriously by dedicating special moments such as their birthday celebrations to plant trees. Indeed when they invite guests to their special occasions, they should give them trees to plant. This will even make the event much more memorable’’ he said on an Accra based radio station and monitored by