The monthly sanitation exercise for this month holds on Saturday this week in the State between the hours of nine and eleven 0’clock in the morning.
A release signed by the Commissioner Ministry of Environment, Chief Sam Nwogu says that movement of people and vehicles during the period shall be restricted except those on essential duties who would be required to present on demand, valid identification or any authentic authorization for such exemption.
According to the release, the Chairmen of the Local Government Councils, Traditional Rulers, Town Union Leaders, Religious Leaders, Youth and Women Organizations in the State are required to monitor and sensitize their people on the importance of the exercise and to participate as well.
The release says that all markets, motor parks, private and public transport companies as well as business premises are to remain closed tomorrow between the hours of seven and nine 0’clock in the morning to carry out their own clean up exercise.
It enjoins the Nigeria Police, Federal Road Safety Corps, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps to assemble at their usual places of takeoff for deployment.
The release further directs that people are to stay at home, clean up their areas and must work with their nose mask adding that defaulters shall be arrested and prosecuted in line with the Abia State Bisic Environmental Law.