26 September 2020 by Chris Nyamtu
Nasarawa State Government says it will continue to adopt stringent measures to ensure strict enforcement of the State Environmental sanitation Laws In view of rising cases of flooding in some parts of the State.
The State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Musa Ibrahim stated while briefing newsmen after monitoring the monthly environmental sanitation in Lafia.
Mr. Musa Ibrahim said most environmental disasters in the State were attributed to human factor especially building on water ways, indiscriminate dumping of refuse and other activities that poses great danger to the environment.
While calling on residents of the State to take cleanliness of their surroundings as a priority, the Commissioner pointed out that the State Government would strengthen environmental sanitation mobile courts set up to prosecute offenders for optimal results.
Mr Musa Ibrahim commended the media for playing active role in the area of sensitization and coverage of activities of the ministry which according to him had led to steady decline in the number of offenders of environmental sanitation laws.
22 persons were arrested in Lafia metropolis for violating the State environmental sanitation laws.