Bauchi gov launches sanitation exercise
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has flagged off a special sanitation exercise in the state capital.
Addressing journalists shortly after monitoring the exercise yesterday, Governor Mohammed said the exercise was part of his administration’s determination to rid the state capital of mountains of garbage adorning its streets.
He added that the exercise would help to curb the proliferation of mosquitoes and rodents which he said were posing serious health challenges to residents.
The governor further directed that a comprehensive sanitation exercise must be launched and sustained in all the 20 local government areas of the state to ensure a healthy environment.
Governor Mohammed further stated that his administration would sensitise people of the state on the need to live up to their responsibilities regarding their immediate environment.
In his remarks, the immediate past Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, applauded Governor Mohammed for coming up with the initiative.