Environment Health

Saye Quarters Residents Rejoice as KNSG Relocate Refuse Collection Site

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

The residents of Saye Quarters, Kawon Kudu in Nassarawa local government area in Kano metropolis have commended the Kano state government for accepting their request over the relocation of the notorious waste collection center from residential areas to abandoned Jirga sandpit.

In a statement signed by chief public relations officer, Kano state ministry of environment Sanusi Abdullahi Kofar Na’isa said members of the residence made the commendation when the Commissioner of Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso led members of the “Central Working Committee on Refuse Evacuation” to a monitoring visit to the area.

Speaking on behalf of neighbours of the collection center, Malam Murtala Adamu said the dumping ground had been a source of concern and a threat to the health and general wellbeing to the people living around the area.

He thanked governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the ministry of environment for listening to the outcry of the public.

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The unpleasant Saye Quarters waste collection center was initially unauthorized and unrecognised by the state government.

In his response, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso called on the people of the area to desist from dumping of refuse on water way and road, thanked them for their utmost cooperations.

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Other visited evacuation centers during the exercise are Sheikh Ja’afar Road, Chiranchi, Filin Mahaha and Sharada P & T.

Also visited to include Court Road dumping site at Gyadi-Gyadi, France Road, Ibrahim Taiwo, IBB Way, Old library, Gwale bunker behind Local government Secretariat and others.

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