Bauchi State Government has Injected to the tune of one hundred and fifty million naira N150m to address environmental challenges in order to have a clean and healthy Society in various communities across the state
Commissioner of Environment and Housing Hamisu Mu’azu Shira stated this while addressing journalists on environmental stakeholders meeting recently, held at the command guess house Bauchi.
He says the aim of stakeholder gathering is to continue fashion out strategy to tackle some of the obvious challenges face by the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA) especially in the area of monthly sanitation exercise that usually conducted at the end of every month across the state.
Honourable Shira, also reiterates that the state government, with keen interest has so far directed to build waste collection centers, which already put to used since within the metropolis and other areas.
The commissioner also “waste collection centers, these funds were made available even before the beginning of the projects, we were able to complete it in good time and he has approved more money to do more work, we purchase pen loader N150m this were imported from abroad and it’s on work, and he has repair 6 tiffers, he repair water tankers, his Excellency deserved a part of the back, I am not surprised people from all part of the country are calling him to contest as the president of this country come 2023 and we will lead that demand”. He maintained.
The Director Genera BASEPA Dr. Ibrahim Kabir, during his presentation at the gathering says the agency is on course for more awareness to the entire people but, acknowledged that the attitudenal change is key to succeed in this direction, he also explained that without cooperation from all stakeholders nothing will be achieved.
Dr. Kabir emphasised that cleaning of environment will no doubt reduce alot of out break of deseases in various communities, according to him government is doing it best to see that people’s environment are clean and favourable to leave with good health, while people are taking it for granted.
Some of the participant during the meeting expressed willingness to do their best, In keeping their domain neet, while urging the agency to go extra mile to organize a clean competion, that would be another approach to deals with people’s attitude towards Sanitation exercise in different communities acroos the state.