The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi on Wednesday ordered the immediate sack of contractors handling environmental cleanliness to avert further dirtiness of the state capital, Abakaliki.
DAILY POST reports that the state capital, Abakaliki have been turned into a dirty environment, which could result in an outbreak of disease.
The governor who announced the sack of the contractors made this known in a statement signed and issued to journalists through the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Richard Nnabu.
“Following general laxities by contractors handling waste evacuation and general environmental cleanliness within Abakaliki Capital City, the Governor of Ebonyi State has therefore directed that all contractors involved in the exercise should be sacked with effect from 31st August 2022.
‘Consequently, the Ministry of Environment, therefore, requests members of the public interested in handling environmental sanitation and waste evacuation within Abakaliki Capital City to apply in writing to the office of the Commissioner within one week.
He stressed that “Those to be engaged for the exercise should be able to demonstrate their competence and commitment to duties within 7 days otherwise be disengaged” he noted
Dirty capital city: Umahi sacks contractors handling environmental sanitation