July 1, 2022 3:11 pm

Environmental Sanitation: We’ll Seal Your House If… -ABSG warns


Abia State Commissioner for Environment, Barrister Sam Nwogu has warned those who channelled their kitchen and human wastes on the road sides would have their houses sealed and face the basic environmental laws.

Barrister Nwogu who spoke through the Director Environmental Health and Pollution Control, Ministry of Environment Mr Godson Agharanya gave the warning shortly after monitoring the level of compliance to the monthly sanitation exercise in Umuahia.

He encouraged the residents and house owners to always keep their drainage systems clean, as making such as a habit would contribute and build a healthier environment.

Barr. Nwogu also urged Abians to see sanitation as a culture and avoid government environmental sanitation enforcers compelling them to do the needful.

The Commissioner expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance during the monthly cleanup exercise and noted that if the environment is kept clean, ninety percent diseases will not thrive in our immediate environment.

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