REPORTS ON THE KUSAWGU AREA COUNCIL CLEANUP EXERCISE AT KUSAWGU MARKET
The Kusawgu Area Council as part of efforts to help promote safe hygiene and sanitation practices in the Area Council, organized a cleanup exercise at the Kusawgu Market on Friday, 12th November, 2021.
The purpose of this exercise was to bring forth the patronage of self-initiated activities, such as the promotion of a clean markets, and proper environmental health.
The Area Council had always received numerous complaints from concerned citizens as to the state of the market, and as means of tackling the issue, organized a cleanup exercise.
The Kusawgu Area Council, led by Mohammed Ibrahim organise a clean-up exercise in the area. This exercise was aimed at cleaning the environment and inculcating the habit of cleanliness in electorates.
The clean-up exercise attracted a large number of people who participated in distilling choked gutters, weeding and sweeping of the environment.
In his address, the Chairman thanked all participants for coming in their numbers to support such a good course, he mentioned that cleanliness is next to godliness and for that matter it was necessary to keep the environs clean. He continued by educating participant on Vovid-19 safety protocols and urged them to teach others in their homes and community.
The Area Councillors advised the people not to dump refuse indiscriminately and later turn to clean them and urged all and sundry to be regular participants in all clean up exercises. He said, the exercise has helped tremendously to beautify the environment and has also helped to reduce cases of malaria and other air- borne diseases.
Speaking at the close of the clean- up exercise, the Chairman who represented the said, the clean-up exercise was to tidy their environments and must be treated as such. He said a clean environment breeds healthy people and healthy people become productive in the socio-economic life a nation and urged all present not to make the exercise a nine-day wonder.
In addressing participants and volunteers at the end of the activity, the Area Council Chairman called for greater care to sanitation by the peoples.
The clean-up exercise was successfully carried out.