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Anambra Commissioner For Environment Inspect Drainages, Waterways In Ogbunike, Oyi LGA

Anambra State Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Felix Odimegwu, has said environmental well-being and sustainability was top on the priorities of Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s administration in the State.

Engr. Odimegwu disclosed this during an inspection of some drainages and waterways in Amawa village, Ogbunike, in Oyi Local Government Area of the State.

Angel Network News (ANN) reports that 

the Environment Ministry had earlier received a report about blockage of waterways by a developer in the area.

According to the Commissioner, environmental well-being is a key factor in achieving the Governor’s vision of making Anambra a livable and prosperous homeland as he pledged the people from the day-one of his administration, and which he said, has made the state government to hold the sector to a highest esteem, judging by the key efforts and achievements so far recorded in the sector.

During the inspection, the Commissioner also harped on the need to always comply with government’s approved model of drainage system in the state, to avoid sabotaging the government’s efforts of ensuring free flow of water, especially as the rainy season currently rings bell.

Commissioner Odimegwu similarly urged Ndị Anambra to support the Soludo Administration achieve its vision for the state by regularly keeping their surroundings clean, desilting their waterways and generally maintaining a healthy environment, as, according to him, cleanliness is next to Godliness.

While reminding the people of the various environmental laws enforceable in the state, he further warned everyone to desist from indulging in any act capable of sabotaging and retarding the government’s efforts and strides towards ensuring and upholding environmental sustainability in Anambra.


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