National Conservation Commission (NCC) workers were out in force yesterday cleaning South and East Coast beaches littered with sargassum seaweed.
Supervisor Stephen Reid was in charge of the South Coast clean-up, which ran for more than a mile, from Accra Beach to Coconut Court, Hastings, Christ Church.
He said NCC personnel and a number of lifeguards were taken from Rockley, Hastings Rocks, Independence Square and the NCC yard to gather the seaweed for collection.
“We had seaweed right down. There is a lot of moss and we can’t leave it behind,” he said.
Foreman Ansel Layne estimated they had collected more than 100 bags of the seaweed.
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