‘Operation clean your environment’ set for launch in area councils

‘Operation clean your environment’ set for launch in area councils

All is now set for the introduction of ‘Operation Clean Your Environment’ in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as part of measures to enable the residents to encourage hygienic environment and to avoid an outbreak of cholera and other epidemics in the territory.

AljazirahNigeria reports that the initiative was aimed at promoting healthy living among Abuja residents and to cultivate the habit of cleaning and disease-free living conditions in the nation’s capital. Some residents who spoke to AljazirahNigeria expressed happiness over the initiative which they described as laudable.

They, however, called on the Area Councils to double their efforts to sensitize the public for the campaign can be successful. A resident of Dutse in the Bwari Area Council of the FCT, Emmanuel Audu, said the attention of the Area Council chairman should be drawn to the uncleared heap of refuse which dot some strategic areas in the council and which constitute health hazards to the communities concerned.

Audu said it is high time for all the Area Council chairman to take  giant strides to combat refuse dumps in their domains and promote healthy living.

AljazirahNigeria, while interviewing Kuje residents noticed the enthusiasm with which they welcomed the operation clean your environment campaign. They, however, lauded the effort of the chairman to get Kuje environment rid of dirt and air pollution

 Kuje area council had in October 2017 launched ‘Operation Keep Kuje Clean ‘and it is observed on monthly basis. The exercise was made compulsory and any resident who fails to partake are sanctioned accordingly.

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