Segun Babatunde in Bauchi
Bauchi state government says henceforth, the monthly environmental sanitation usually conducted within the State capital, will be extended to all the 20 Local Government Areas(LGAs) of the state.
The State Commissioner for Housing and Environment, Hon. Hamisu Muazu Shira who disclosed this on Saturday at the end of this month environmental sanitation exercise said the move is part of the state government’s determination to ensure the state is clean and healthy for the benefit of both the government and the citizenry.
The Commissioner said in order to enable the ministry to perform optimally, Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has approved the purchase of a new brand wheel loader and the repair of grounded vehicles used for environmental sanitation.
He noted with satisfaction, the compliance of residents of Bauchi metropolis during the conduct of this month’s environmental sanitation and requested them to maintain the tempo.
According to him, “Today, we have conducted our monthly environmental sanitation, and we have seen compliance of about 90 percent by residents and this is to show you that they are with us now.”
“BASEPA and Cosmopolitan Cleaners will continue to work together in keeping the entire Bauchi state clean against any outbreak of disease.”
Hon. Hamisu Shira assured that, the Ministry and indeed the state government will continue to work in synergy with the State House of Assembly in order to achieve the desired objectives.
“The Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Hon. Musa Nakwada has also participated fully in today’s environmental sanitation just to show his support to our Ministry and for continues working relationship with the state government”. END