We’re Set For Effective Sanitation Exercise Tomorrow—Obuah

By Jerry Needam

The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency, Bro Felix Obuah, says all is now set for a successful conduct of tomorrow’s (June 27, 2015) Sanitation exercise in the State as the Agency has put in place all machineries for effective, monitoring and prosecution of defaulters.

Obuah explains that the Agency has taken cognizance of the fact that for four months, the last administration under Rotimi Amaechi failed to conduct the monthly sanitation exercise in the State, which was also largely responsible for the huge waste and filthy environment witnessed in parts of Port Harcourt and environs, assuring that tomorrow’s exercise will complement the enormous efforts and steps taken so far by the Agency under the present Administration to ensure a clean and healthy environment in the State.

The Sole Administrator further explains that as part of measures for the success of tomorrow’s exercise, the Agency would monitor to ensure compliance and effective evacuation of generated wastes during the period of the exercise.

Obuah also reiterated his earlier appeal on residents of Port Harcourt and people of the State to fully participate in tomorrow’s monthly sanitation exercise, saying the Agency is poised to ensure full compliance and would therefore leave no stone unturned in that regard.

“As the first monthly sanitation exercise to be conducted by this Administration, we are doing everything possible to ensure full compliance and successful outing. This also informed our resolve to enforce all relevant laws regarding conduct and participation in the exercise.

“We've earlier warned and I want to re-emphasize it that anyone who flouts the restriction of movement order and fails to partake in the exercise between 7am – 10am will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly”, Obuah stressed.

He again appeals to owners of trucks and pail-loaders to make them available for use during the period of the Sanitation exercise.

Jerry Needam
Special Adviser, Media
To The Sole Administrator
Rivers State Waste Management Agency
Friday, June 26, 2015