Anambra monthly sanitation records improved participation
By Sunny A. David

The end of the month sanitation exercise for November in Anambra State was marked with some evidence of active participation by residents.

Our correspondent who monitored the exercise observed that the Managing Director of the Anambra State Waste Management Authority, (ASWAMA), Mr. Amaechi Akorah led their sister agency, Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, (OCHA Brigade) as well as some voluntary organization to ensure compliance.

Speaking shortly after the exercise, the Managing Director of ASWAMA, Mr. Akorah, who lauded the contributions of the volunteer organizations.

He noted that sanitation exercise in the state is witnessing increased participation and compliance by the day despite all odds.

Mr. Akorah revealed that more measures are being put in place to make the monthly sanitation exercise, people and community driven given its importance to human health.

He assured of increased awareness and advocacy to sensitize the people more with a view of having increased willingness without enforcement, expressing hope that the exercise will get better in a near future.

The Nigerian Red Cross Society, Boys Brigade, Boys Scout, Peace Corps, Men of Order and Discipline also participated in the sanitation exercise.