• June 18, 2021

Kano Government To Desilt Drains, Water Bodies


(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Plans are in top gear by the Kano State Government to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment, according to the state Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso.

Getso, who said this while inspecting the monthly sanitation exercise on Saturday in Kano, added that the government was collaborating with the development and community based organisations to carry out the exercise in Kano metropolis and other major towns across the state.

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Speaking further, the commissioner said the exercise was designed to desilt drains and clear waste to facilitate easy flow of water and control perennial flooding in the state, adding that the state government in partnership with MAMA Initiative, an NGO, cleared waste and desilt drains at Tarauni and Rimi markets in Kano metropolis.

He added that the desilt exercise will be conducted in all the 44 local government areas of the state before the commencement of the rainy season.


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