Exemplary Leadership: Jigawa Governor leads executives, legislature others to sanitation exercise
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By Abdullahi Idris, Dutse
Jigawa State Governor, Malam Umar Namadi has led members of the State Executive Council, Law Makers, civil servants and political appointees to a monthly environment sanitation exercise around Dutse capital over the weekend.
The Governor who fully participated in cleaning the city said, the state government policy on monthly environment sanitation is aimed at promoting personal and environmental hygiene in the state.
He explained that, upholding the culture of personal and environmental hygiene is one of the must effective and sustainable precautions measures against spread of the diseases and promoting public health.
The governor than, directed the state ministry of environmental, judiciary and security agencies to ensure maximum enforcement of the monthly sanitation exercise by punishing any one found violating law.
While shedding more light, the state commissioner ministry of environmental Hon Dr Nura Ibrahim Kazaure sa’id, according to the state Monthly Environment Sanitation Law, on every last Saturday of a Month movements economic and social activities are restricted between 6:00am to 10:00am.
“During these hours people are expected to engage in sanitizing their environment for keeping Jigawa State Clean and any one found violating the order there are mobile courts established to trial the offenders”
“Currently all the 27 local government area of the state are directed to mobilize community organizations, Self- Helf Groups and general public to join the exercise while all necessary support will be given from the state government for achieving the desire goals ” the commissioner declared.
Hon Kazaure However revealed that, 5 Mobil court were established at Dutse, Hadejia, Kazaure, Gumel and Ringim for trials of the violator of the Sanitation Law.
He than reiterated the commitment of his ministry to promote environment protection at all aspects, for sustainable development.