Thursday, 4 August 2016


People of Ahiazu Mbaise LGA have been charged to embrace sanitation as the key to healthy environment and take advantage of the end of the month Saturday clean up exercise to improve on the environmental setting for their overall well being.
The LGA TC Chairman, Chief Cletus Onwuegbule gave the charge while monitoring the July 2016 sanitation exercise in the area.
He commended the people of Umunnanwiri Umuezu Umuokrika, Umuro Lude Ahiara, Obodo Ahiara, Umuokorocha Oru Ahiara and Umunkuta Nnarambia for participating fully in the exercise and called on other communities not to wait to be dragged into cleaning their environ, especially now that the rainy season is heavy to check flooding.
At Afor Oru, Afor Ogbe and Eke Nnarambia Ahiara, Chief Onwuegbule enjoined traders and artisans to comply strictly with the exercise and cautioned against operating during the 3 hours monthly sanitation period.
He condemned the extortion of money from motorists under the disguise of sanitation and clash with the police by the youths of Nnarambia, reiterating that the LG Authority would not take kindly to acts likely to cause breakdown of law and order.
The LG boss appreciated the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Superintendent of Police (SP) Danjuma Ragga for mobilizing men for the exercise and encouraged them to continue to be community police friendly.
Responding, a community leader in Umuezu Umuokrika, Chief Emeka Nwoko commended Chief Onwuegbule for being environmentally health conscious and restated their commitment to regular cleaning of the environment, roadsides clearing, cleaning up of gutters and drainages to reduce breeding of mosquitoes, rodents and other disease vectors.
He appealed to the LGA TC Chairman to liaise with the member for Ahiazu Mbaise in Imo State House of Assembly, Ichie Ken Agbim to rehabilitate the culvert at Ama Nwoga on Afor Oru - Oparanadim - Obollo Mbano - Añara road to avert mishap.

By Anyanwu D.C.
Area Info Officer
Ahiazu Mbaise LGA



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