Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced hefty sums for the three cleanest communities in the state – N2.25 million in total.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced the sums of the prizes for the three cleanest neighbourhoods in the state of Sokoto.
Aminu Tambuwal told on Saturday that the cleanest neighbourhood in his state will be awarded N1,000,000 while the runner-up zone will get N750,000 and the third best zone will get N500,000.
Sokoto state governor disclosed that the prizes for the cleanest neighbourhoods are a part of the new incentive to enhance preservation of the environment and protection of the health of the people.
Special environmental sanitation programme in Sokoto is designed to ensure regular evacuation of refuse in the capital particularly and in all the other parts of the state in general.
Tambuwal also directed the state environmental protection agency to establish a department of waste management. Its functions include waste collection and recovery.
One week ago Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said his administration was determined to turn the corner on the various negative statistics in the health sector in the state.