2021 World Toilet Day Commemoration

World Toilet Day (WTD) is a day set aside internationally by the United Nations to create awareness of the value of toilets among the larger population in the sense that, lack of a safely managed toilet in one home can affect the health of the entire community. This day is to also draw the attention of Governments to adequately budget for sanitation and sanitation related services especially in the poorest and the most marginalized communities. This is also in line with the making of strong efforts to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 6 which is to ensure the attainment of Water and Sanitation For All By 2030.

It is for the above purpose that 19th November of every year has been internationally earmarked as the ’’World Toilet Day’’ and worth commemorating to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6).

The Theme for the 2021 World Toilet Day was ’’ VALUING TOILETS ’’ with the full support from the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources.

The Suame Municipal Assembly also commemorated the day with a float from Kronum through the principal streets of Bremang, Maakro, Suame Roundabout and then to the Jubilee Park, Kumasi to join the other GKMA Assemblies and dignitaries for the grand commemoration of the World Toilet Day celebration.

DATE      :   19th November, 2021

TIME      :  The programme Started as early as 7:00 am with a float.

 VENUE   :   Kronum, Maakro, Bremang, Suame, Anomangye and Jubilee Park, Kumasi where the grand commeration took place.


The entire programme including the float was fully participated by

  1. The Hon. Municipal Chief Executive of Suame Municipal Assembly ( Hon.Maxwell Ofosu Boakye).
  2. Municipal Coordinating Director (Mr. Johnson Nyarko ).
  3. Heads of Departments of the Assembly and staff.
  4. Assembly members and the Unit Committee members of the various electoral areas.
  5. Environmental Health Officers and Sanitation Guards of the Assembly.
  6. National Service Personnel and NABCO Trainees.
  7. And the general public

In all, the float was attended by about Two Hundred and Thirty participants ( 230) out of which One Hundred and Fifty Five (155) and Seventy Five (75) were females.


The main activities that were carried out includes a float in the Suame Municipality which started from Kronum through to the principal streets of Bremang, Maakro and Suame where there was sensitization, registration and distribution of flyers to market women, passengers and other community members. After the float, all the participants converged at the frontage of the Suame Municipal Assembly and headed to the Jubilee Park for the main event of the day.

As part of the commemoration at the event grounds, there was a speech delivered by the Hon.Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Hon. Cecelia Abena Dapaah on the purpose of the commemoration the World Toilet Day. There was a presentation of a brand new GKMA pickup with registration number GN9853-21and Two (2) motorbikes also with the registration numbers M-21-AW 9409 and M-21-AW 9410.

Attached are some of the pictures taken during the event.

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