Environment

Stop Indiscriminate Dumping Of Refuse, Kabiru Getso Tells Kano Residents

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

The Commissioner for environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, has urged Kano residents to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse especially on water ways so as to prevent silting of drainages.

The state commissioner gave the order on Saturday,  while inspecting the monthly environmental sanitation excercise held in Kano.

He said the act is capable of causing blockage of water ways, which can lead to flooding during rainy season.

Dr Getso then commended Kano Residents for staying indoors during the excercise urging them to use the period in cleaning every knocks and crannies of their home so as to prevent the spread of communicable disease.

During the excercise, 78 defaulters were arrested and the mobile court attached to the central sanitations committee fined them the sum of 85,000 thousand Naira.

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Meanwhile, the Kano state government has reiterate it’s stance to continue to fish out and recognize the best performing hard working staff each month from all cadre for the merit award for others to emulate the shinning example.

The State Commissioner for Environment Dr Kabiru Ibrahim Getso gave the assurance in a lite ceremony during the monthly sanitation exercise meeting of the State taskforce committee held at the ministry.

Getso said four categories of staff where carefully selected based on their track record for this month of October 2022, which includes the best street sweeper   Mohammad Sani Gama, best tricycle riders Kabiru Idris, best Supervisor of the month Sani Adamu Sani and best PSP (Private Sector Partnership) named Bio clean Dr Bala Mohd Tukur for their outstanding performance in their assigned responsibilities for this month of October, 2022.

The Commissioner who expressed delight, enjoined them to redouble their efforts to ensure clean and safety environment in Kano ano, he also presented a letter of commendation, textile materials and cash incentives to 3no staff while for the PSP company was presented to the letter of commendation only.

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