Oyo state government on Friday enjoined the residents in the state to observe Saturday’s National Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise for this month on Saturday, 27th July, 2019.
This was contained in a press statement issued and signed by the Director, Engineering and Beautification for the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Engr. Moshood Adeola.
The statement stated that the sanitation exercise would hold between the hours of 6:00am and 9:00am and there shall be total restriction of human and vehicular movement during the exercise except those on essential duties.
The statement directs all the Local Government Council Heads to ensure compliance in their respective domains, as it is expected that roads are blocked to refrain movements.
The statement also directs Directors of Environment Health Services in the 33 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) within the State to monitor the exercise as a matter of duty.
All shop owners, Market Men and Women, Security Operatives, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN),Tricycle Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria (TOOAN), Association of Commercial Motorcycle Riders of Nigeria ( ACOMORAN) and the general public are enjoined to comply with the Environmental Exercise and clean up their surroundings.