The FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has ordered for extensive cleaning of all satellite towns in the six area Councils of the nation’s capital .
The Minister of State who gave the order in Abuja, said it is with immediate effect under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Satellite Development Department (STDD) towards having a healthy , friendly environmental Community.
She attributed the rapid waste generation in the FCT to the influx of people into the Federal Capital Territory on a daily basis
The STDD Coordinator, Obinna Francis Ogwuegbu has since hit the ground running to implement the Minister of State’s directive .
The coordinator also assured residents that the FCT administration remained committed to ensuring a safer and hygienic environment for all residents.
The coordinator who noted that the exercise would be a continuous one, appealed to residents, particularly those living in the suburbs to desist from dumping refuse in drainages and on the streets.