Okitipupa LGA: Awareness on compulsory monthly environmental sanitation and clearing of drainages
In view of the recent flooding that have devastated major cities, towns and villages in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, which had caused untold hardship to our people. It is now pertinent to note that, the much neglected MONTHLY ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION OF EVERY LAST SATURDAY is now back and compulsory for all and sundry to cushion the effect of flooding and to make our environment clean of dirtiness.
During this exercise, there shall be restrictions of human and vehicular movement from 7:00AM-10:00AM, for total compliance. Therefore, occupants of every houses, Churches, Mosques, Schools, Business Premises, Motor Parks, et al, are expected to make their environment clean; clearing and evacuation of drainages in and around their environments.
I, therefore, appeal to all citizenry, especially the Traditional Institutions and Kabiyesis, Churches and spiritual heads, Drivers’ Unions, Market Women and men, Business owners and cooperate organisations, School owners and artisans, hospitals and hotel owners, heads of homes and families, to educate their people of the importance to comply with the directive of the local Government
However, defaulters will be prosecuted in accordance with the environmental laws of Ondo State.
Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya
Chairman, Okitipupa Local Government Area.
15th August, 2019.