Abia launches operation 'Pick used water-proof and get paid'

By Factnews on 04/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 632


The Governor of Abia State Dr. Okezie IKpeazu has flagged off the operation Pick Used waterproof in Aba and get Paid, a campaign programme that is in line with the pilot activities of the State Anti-Mosquito breeding campaign.


Flagging of the programme, the State Governor who was ably represented by Dr. Aham Uko the Commissioner for Environment at Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology Aba, said that the present administration is fully committed to the task of providing healthy and conducive environment for Abians, which is the reason for the numerous construction of roads going on across the state with durable drainage network, especially in Aba. He called on all to ensure they always compliment Government laudable gesture by being law-abiding and maintain all government investments in their domain, which include not dumping of refuse in the constructed drainage network all over the State.


Earlier in his opening remark the Chairman of the occasion Rt. Hon Uzo Azubuike, the Commissioner for Agriculture commended the State technical committee on Abia Numero Uno Agenda, office of the Governor for the great and laudable initiative and called on all to support the Abia State Anti-mosquito breeding campaign by ensuring they cultivate the habit of picking up waterproof in their environment and to ensure that all the drainage constructed by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is kept clean and free from stagnated waters to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes.


Chief Uzo Azubuike also charged the management Staff and Students of Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology Aba to be the first line mangers of the program by educating and sensitizing the public on the essence of a clean a clean environment and used the opportunity to call on those without Permanent Voters Card to visit any of the INEC office in their Local Government council to obtain their Voters Card to enable them vote Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu again for a second term to enable him to sustain the good works going on in all the sectors of the State economy.
In his welcome address, the Coordinator of the programme Nnafor Nwachukwu said that the aim of the Operation pick “Used Waterproof” in Aba and Get Paid! Is to prevent blockage of Aba drainage network, distort mosquito breeding and to imbibe the culture of environmental hygiene and cleanliness.


In their separate speeches, the Executive Chairman of Aba North LGA, Prince Stanley Ogbonna, the Aba North PDP Women Leader, Mrs. Udochi Emejiaka and Chief Felix Emeluga assured of the support and cooperation of the good people of Aba in the actualization of the campaign against the breeding of Mosquitoes in Aba.

 

Posted on February, 4 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Saraki's Trial: FG lawyer Requests CCT to adjourn...

Boko Haram: Adamawa University shut indefinitely

FULL TEXT of Acting President, Yemi Osibanjo's Democracy...

BoI agrees to fund Aba shoemakers

Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) Press Release

Army Ready To Expose Boko Haram Sponsors

OPINION: The Nnamdi Kanu phenomenon

Your Monies are Safe: New Skye Bank GMD...

Breaking news: Second Ebola patient dies in US...

Benue killing: Wike acted more presidential than President...

President Buhari to Depart for Morocco on MOnday...

NFF election: Candidates demand neutral venue
News Abia Election Special (4) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (8) Breaking News (200) Business (49) Campus News (5) Crime (141) Economy (118) Education (138) Entertainment (154) Fashion and Style (3) General (926) Health (112) Inside Africa (41) International News (307) Interviews (28) National (2001) Politics (1089) Press Releases (123) Religion (9) Security (138) Sports (436) Technology (27) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News Nigerian rapper Zlatan rocks a shirt with his EFCC arrest mugshot Buhari congratulates Super Falcons for winning WAFU Women's Cup Man City's Captain, Kompany bows out after 11 years Atiku demands public apology from Presidential aide over alleged defamation BREAKING : Police arrests gang of kidnappers terrorizing Aba BOMB SCARE: Police discovers two unexploded devices in Anambra Borno now safer than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, other states —Shettima Sen Dino predicts doom, says perilous times coming against Nigerian leaders FG set to pay N649bn final tranche of Paris club refund to states Stop eating imported rice, it’s poisonous, says Customs boss

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (24,986 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (20,580 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,819 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (8,367 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,670 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (7,629 views) Ebola virus in Syria – Infecting ISIS members (7,593 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,424 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,652 views) Cojoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Pose in Bikini (6,645 views)