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Kano Wearing New Look As Government Evacuates Waste Products

Report from Kano State, North West Nigeria says, Kano metropolitan City is wearing a new look following evacuation of waste products in the State Capital.

A statement by the Director Public Enlightenment, Kano State Ministry of Environment, Ismail Garba Gwammaja says, Over 400 trucks of  waste have been evacuated within 72 hours of its operations which took place during the nights.

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Evacuation in action at night.

He said the evacuation exercise was supervised by the Joint Taskforce Committee on Refuse Evacuation in Kano metropolis.

Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Environment, Alh Aliyu Yakubu Garo (Turakin Garo) inspected and monitored the exercise on Thursday.

“You may recall that, the present Administration of Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf has formed a Joint Taskforce Committee on Refuse Evacuation within Kano metropolis. It is Chaired by Ambassador Alh Ahmadu Haruna Danzago, with Permanent Secretary, Ministry of environment as Secretary of the Committee and other members to embark on mass waste evacuation exercise within Kano metropolis.

“The aim of the exercise is to ensure proper waste disposal in our major roads and make Kano clean devoid of waste and to avoid blocking water ways and prevent flooding especially now that we are at the period of rainy season,” he said.

Garo, who visited about 20 locations within Kano where the operation took place, commended the public for cooperation and support in ensuring a successful evacuation of waste.

He charged residents to imbibe the culture of cleaning their drainages regularly to avoid flooding.

Highlighting the visible commitment of some philanthropy in the state, notable the chairman Alh Ahmadu Danzago among others to the smooth conduct of this exercise is highly commendable.

Garo also pointed out that the present Administration is desiring to impose the use of basket by motorists among other innovations.

He therefore tasked people in the State to complement Government efforts towards saving the environment from hazard of climate change adding that if the strategy would be maintained Kano is going to  wear a better look.


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