Fri. Jul 12th, 2024


Abia citizens, visitors and residents have been enjoined to participate actively in the Saturday, 29th June, 2024 monthly environmental sanitation exercise.

The release further directed them not to flout the basic Environmental Sanitation Exercise Law but to stay at home, clean up their areas and also work with their nose mask on.

The release signed by Mr. Philemon Asonye Ogbonna, the Commissioner for Environment and made available to newsmen warned that defaulters would be arrested and prosecuted in line with the Abia state Basic Environmental law.

The release read, “The general public is here by informed that the Monthly Sanitation Exercise For the Month of June holds on Saturday June 29,2024 in Abia State between the hours of 7am and 10am.

Pix: Mr. Philemon Asonye Ogbonna.

“The Mayor of the Local Government Councils, Traditional rulers, Town Union Leaders, Religious Leaders, Youth and women organizations in the state are required to monitor and sensitize their people on the important of the exercise and to participate as well  .

“All market, motor parks, private and public transport companies as well as business premises are to remain closed on Friday June 29,2024 between the hours of 7am and 9am to carry out their own clean-up exercise.

“The Nigeria Police, Federal Road Safety Corps,the Nigeria security and civil defense corps are to assemble at their usual places of take off for deployment”.

The release stipulated that movement of people and vehicles during the period would be restricted except those on essential duties who would be required to present on demand, valid identification or any authentic authorization for such exemption.


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