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Anambra Govt. tasks residents on clean, healthy environment

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Joy Mbachi

Awka, May 18, 2091 The Anambra government has appealed to residents in the state capital, Awka, to utilize the waste receptors provided in the metropolis in order to ensure a clean and healthy environment.

Mr Amaechi Okwuosa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority made the appeal in a interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka on Saturday .

He said that the Anambra State Government had made adequate provision of receptors at strategic points around Awka the State Capital and its environs and urged residents to make effective use of them.

Okwuosa said that the Authority was committed to implementing the directive of Gov. Willie Obiano to upgrade and maintain a beautiful urban space across the State.

He urged residents and proprietors of business premises within the Awka Capital Territory to ensure that the over grown grasses around their premises are cut and environment kept clean.

Okwusoa said that the authority would apply the full weight of the law on violators of the order on waste management across the State.

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