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Anambra drainage agency applauds participation in October’s sanitation exercise

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THE Monthly Clean Up Exercise of Anambra State, tagged ‘[Operation Dobe Anambra Ocha’ recorded tremendous improvement across the state in terms of participation in the clean up exercise.

  Chairman and Managing Director, Anambra State Drainage and Forest Preservation Agency,  Chido Obidiegwu, while supervising the level and extent of work so far,applauded citizens who willingly joined in keeping their environment clean.

  At Afor Nkpor, along Onitsha-Awka Old Road, where Obidiegwu made a brief stop to inspect level of work, residents were full of praises for officials of Idemili North LGA, led by Asha Nnabuife, for opening up blocked drainages along Onitsha – Awka Old Road from Afor Nkpor – Nkpor Junction, while evacuating immediately, debris removed from the drainages to appropriate dump sites.

 Speaking with the press and social media influencers, Obidiegwu applauded the level of participation in the monthly clean up exercise for the month of October across the state, as he monitored process work in Aguata LGA with the Commissioner for Environment.

  He equally urged the citizens to stop henceforth the attitude of throwing refuse into the drainages to aviod further blocking already cleared water channels, while noting the excellent work by the sanitation team in Idemili North LGA, led by Asha Nnabuife, Chairman of Idemili North LGA, having cleared mountainous heap of refuse at an unauthorised location along Central School Road,Nkpor.

  The team later inspected the removal of sand which blocked drainages along Nkpor -Umuoji Road at Inland Doors Axis as a result of heavy flood which blocks the drainage system whenever it rains,as heavy trucks were seen excavating the sand for proper disposal at appropriate dump sites.

  In all sites visited across the state, Obidiegwu applauded the extent and commitment put in by those doing the clean up exercise.

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