The managing director Katsina state Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) Alhaji Isah Saidu Barda has warned people against dumping refuse on water ways.
The Managing Director gave the warning while monitoring the end of monthly sanitation program in Katsina metropolis.
He explained that ” The ongoing construction of drainages across the state is part of government’s effort to prevent flooding especially in rainy season.”
According to him, the agency has no record of flooding during the previous wet season due to proactive measures of the agency in ensuring proper management of drainages before the commencement of the season.”
Similarly, in a remark during the exercise, the State’s commissioner of environment Alhaji Hamza Sulaiman charged general public to clean their surroundings and business places regularly for proper sanitation exercise.
Also, the representative of the committee of environment from the State’s house of assembly Honorable Sagir Sulaiman expressed appreciation for the cooperation and participations displayed by clubs and societies during the conduct of the exercise.