KNSG poised to check proliferation of Refuse Dump sites

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Kano state Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, said on Wednesday that the state government would introduce measures to check the proliferation of Refuse Dumps sites in major cities of the state.The commissioner, who stated this in Kano at a meeting to review the conducted of the “Keep Kano Clean’ exercise, said his ministry and a private firm, Capegate Investment Company Ltd, were  working towards addressing the challenge.

He explained that the ‘Keep Kano Clean’ exercise, which ended on Sunday, had to be extended by three days to mop up all the areas of the state .Getso described the 2021 edition of the exercise as the most successful since the introduction of the initiative about four years ago.Getso then reiterated government’s commitment to ensure that the state remained clean.

He appealed to residents to avoid dumping refuse in  water ways and ensure a clean environment for a healthy society.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the annual Keep Kano clean initiative was introduced by the Ganduje administration four years ago.The exercise for 2021 began on Saturday, June 20, and ended on Tuesday June 29 2021. (NAN)

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