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Rainy Season: Ekiti LG boss urges residents to dispose wastes properly

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Residents of Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti have been advised to always dispose their wastes into the designated dump sites during the rainy season.


The Chairman of the council, Mr Micheal Aborisade, gave  the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Otun-Ekiti.

Aborisade said that the drains must be kept clean to allow  water to flow freely , especially,  during the rainy season for any community to be able to curb and avert flooding.

He appealed to the  residents of the various  communities in the council area  to abide by  the council’s environmental laws and dispose their wastes properly.

“I am appealing to my people in Moba Local government Area to always practise good hygiene and ensure that they did not dump  their wastes in the drains.

“We have a designated site and I appeal to our residents to use the site for disposing their wastes.

“Our environmental officers have been working tirelessly to ensure that our environments are clean to curb flooding and safe the people from contacting  infectious diseases.

“It is only fair for us to assist them to achieve the desired objectives by living a healthy lifestyle,” Aborisade said.

Edited By: Dianabasi Effiong/Peter Dada
Source: NAN

https://nnn.ng/rainy-season-ekiti-lg-boss-urges-residents-to-dispose-wastes-properly/

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