By David Olalekan.
Imo State Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has reinstated the state’s monthly environmental sanitation exercise, while announcing plans to reward the cleanest local government area in the state, as well as the cleanest autonomous community, primary and secondary school in each LGA.
The governor, through a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu, disclosed that a Planning, Sensitization and Implementation Committee headed by former governor of the state, Ikedi Ohakim has been set up to carry out a wide range of responsibilities.
A part of the statement read: “Monthly Governor’s Prize will be given to the cleanest local government area in the state as well as the cleanest autonomous community, primary school and secondary school, respectively in each LGA.
“The committee is to source for sponsorships and partners, organize Ihedioha Green Volunteers, create and manage brand materials, publicity and media, organize and manage the evacuation of refuse and dump sites, enforce total compliance, recommend and organize Governor’s Prize and Audit and handover for August committee.”
Members of the committee include, the Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade as deputy chairman, Hon. Alex Emeziem as Secretary among others.