Anambra State Ministry of Environment is to establish a mobile Court
in Onitsha to prosecute sanitation defaulters.
Disclosing this when the combined team of Dobe Anambra Ocha
Environmental Campaign, OCHA Brigade and Environmental Health Offices
monitored the monthly sanitation exercise in Onitsha the Senior
Special Assistant to the Governor on Environment, Mrs Chinwe Aniemena,
called on Ndi Anambra to align with state government efforts towards a
clean and healthy state.
Expressing satisfaction with some level of compliance by traders at
Ose Market and adjoining streets, the Senior Special Assistant to the
Governor on Environment, warned defaulters that the State government
will ensure stiffer measures against traders who are in the habit of
flouting government directives during sanitation hours.
She extolled the present administration, as well as the Commissioner
for Environment, Honourable, Obi Nwankwo for adopting strategies
towards a friendly environment.
Speaking, during the exercise a Special Adviser, Mrs Kate Moran and Mr
Henry Anatogu while sensitizing the public, stressed the need for
environmental best practices, lamented that the citizens are yet to
comply fully with state government mandate towards environment.
They re-echoed that cleanliness remains the way forward in curbing
the prevalent pandemic.
The Ministry, distributed T-shirts and face caps to appreciate and
encourage individuals who complied with the sanitation exercise.