Governor vows to make Imo cleanest in Nigeria


Imo Governor Emeka Ihedioha says his administration will sustain policies and programmes aimed at making the state the cleanest and healthiest in the country.

Ihedioha who made the promise while leading a sanitation exercise in Owerri on urged residents of the state to sustain their commitment to the monthly event.

The governor who stressed the health benefits of a clean environment noted that it could attract investors into the state.

He also gave assurance that the exercise would continue to receive the necessary support of his administration.

Ihedioha promised to bring the issue of flooding in the state to an end, noting that plans to tackle the menace were already in place.

The Chairman of the Imo State Planning, Sensitization and Implementation Committee on the Cleanup and Sanitation, Ikedi Ohakim, expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with the exercise.

The General Manager of Imo Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO), Alex Emeziem, expressed great delight at the level of success the exercise recorded across the state.

He reiterated the state’s commitment to sustaining the exercise for the overall good of the people.