The Sunyani Municipal Assembly has started meting out instant punishment to residents who fail to comply with the compulsory wearing of face masks.
Residents who fail to comply receive instant punishment when caught by the task force established for that purpose.
The new approach that has been adopted by the task force to ensure compliance include instant cleaning of the streets, desilting of gutters, or weeding.
The measures have instilled discipline in residents’ in Sunyani as far as the wearing of face mask is concerned.
President Nana Akufo-Addo in the last address to the nation announced that wearing face masks in public is now compulsory and directed the police to enforce the directive.