Sokoto state governor Ahmed Aliyu has vowed to reclaim all rubbish dumps transformed to business premises inside the metropolis.
The governor mentioned this whereas inspecting the continuing rubbish disposal train on the Shehu Kangiwa Sq. landfill.
He expressed his dismay on the means rubbish dumps have been become business premises, which he mentioned had affected rubbish assortment and disposal within the metropolis.
“Let me make it clear that very quickly we are going to reclaim all the rubbish dumps that had been transformed to business premises.
“We’ll revert them to rubbish dumps, to facilitate and likewise enhance the gathering and disposal of rubbish,” he mentioned.
Additionally in an announcement signed by his press assistant, Abubakar Bawa, the governor reiterated his administration’s dedication to creating Sokoto one of many cleanest cities within the nation.
“Previously, every time the state acquired a customer, clear routes needed to be chosen to keep away from any potential embarrassment resulting from piles of trash littering our roads.
“This has now turn into historical past, as we’ve got taken the difficulty of sanitation very severely.
“My go to right here is to encourage the members of this committee and encourage them to do extra,” he mentioned.
Aliyu additionally reminded folks of the standing of his marketing campaign guarantees, including that they are going to be carried out progressively.
“Train extra endurance, we’re heading in the right direction and with the grace of God we are going to attain the promised land protected and sound,” mentioned the governor.
He thanked the folks of the state for his or her fervent prayers, assuring them of his administration’s continued willpower to execute a myriad of tasks important to the state.
Earlier, a member of the sanitation committee, Muhammed Toro, mentioned the duty drive committee had thus far evacuated 1,580 vehicles stuffed with rubbish throughout the metropolis.
On the Shehu Kangiwa rubbish dump, Muhammed Toro mentioned the committee managed to evacuate 285 vehicles stuffed with rubbish.
He added that it had been 4 years because the final trash was evacuated on the web site, and he praised the governor for establishing the cleanup process drive committee.