Ensure Your Environment is Kept, Trees Taken Care of, APUMA Deputy General Manager Warns Residents
The deputy general manager APUMA Hon Prince. Okezie Ogbudu has warmed the residents of umuahia and environs to desist from littering their environment, ensure trees and flowers planted are well kept to avoid defacing the cities which will lead to wind disaster.
Prince Ogbudu who stated this during the months clean up exercise in Umuahia decried the attitude of residents who have formed habit of not taken care of the trees around them and has turned drainages into dumping sites and urged them to turn a new leaf and use nearest receptacle as well as rake grasses cut from their field.
Prince Ogbudu also warned those who are in habit of running their businesses during the exercise to stop forthwith as anyone caught and channel such time to assist in the green and clean mission as such act is painting a bad picture of the individual, as his team will embark on arrests and prosecute any culprit accordingly.
He described the Month of September Cleanup exercise as successful despite the heavy down pour in the State and urged residents to always participate in subsequent exercises.
He maintained that any compound caught littered now henceforth as his team will commence monitoring exercise will stand the chance to be arrested and prosecuted by the court .
He also disclosed that the Ministry of environment has embarked on the desilting of drainages in umuahia and environs to avoid flooding
Prince Ogbudu noted that the Ministry of environment in conjunction with APUMA has also embarked on sanitisation of the public on the need to always keep their environment clean for a healthy living