July 5, 2022 8:58 pm

Monthly Sanitation Exercise: ABSG To Go Hard On Defaulters


Abia residents have been advised to strictly abide by the rules governing the monthly sanitation exercise as defaulters would be arrested and prosecuted in line with the Abia State Environmental Law.

The State Commissioner for Environment, Barr. Sam Nwogu  gave this warning while notifying the general public on the monthly sanitation exercise for the month of February slated to hold on Saturday, February 26, 2022 in the State between the hours of 9am and 11am in a release he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Umuahia.

According to the release, 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.

The release enjoined Executive Chairmen of the Local Government Coucils, Traditional Rulers, Town Union Leaders, Religious Leaders, Youth and Women Organizations in the state to monitor and sensitize their people on the importance of the exercise and to participate as well.

The release read in parts, “All markets, motor Parks, private transport companies as well as business premises are to remain closed on Friday, February 25,2022 between the hours of 7am and 9an to carry out their own clean-up exercise.

“The Nigeria police, Federal Road safety Corps, the Security and Civil Defence Corps are to assemble at their usual places of take off for deployment”.

The release further directs that people are to stay at home and clean up their areas especially now there is a new variant of Corona virus.  Any workforce during the exercise must work with their nose mask as directed by government.

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