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    ASWAMA Intensifies Campaign Against Indiscriminate Dumping Of Refuse In Awka

    Vicinity: Awka, Anambra
    Awka
    Anambra
    Nigeria
    When Did It Occur ?: August 7, 2018
    Time Of Occurence: 1:19pm

    WRITTEN BY CHIBUZOR OBIDIKE The Anambra State Waste Management Authority, ASWAMA, in collaboration with market associations in Awka metropolis have embarked on a public awareness campaign against indiscriminate dumping of refuse along the roads. The Agency said the practice defaces the aesthetic of the state. The road walk campaign which touches all the strategic streets and markets started from Link Road Amaenyi to Nkwor Amaenyi through Zik Avenue, down to Eke Awka and rounded off at Amawbia. ASWAMA staff and officials of the Ministry of Environment, as well as state security agencies, shared flyers, and enlightened the citizenry on the best practices in refuse disposal. Addressing Journalists at Eke Awka Round- about, the Managing Director of ASWAMA, Mr Amaechi Akorah, frowned at the persisting improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places, adding that the campaign seeks to address the ills and made clear that penalty awaits defaulters. Contributing, the Public Relations Officer of Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, OCHA Brigade, Mr. Agbafuna Anthony, assured that they will be stationed round the facilities to ensure full compliance to the directive.

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    METRO POLICE SHOT A GUY AT AGULU BECAUSE OF BRIBE REFUSAL

    Vicinity: AGULU, Anambra
    Agulu
    Anambra
    Nigeria
    When Did It Occur ?: August 7, 2018
    Time Of Occurence: 2:00pm

    Before my very eyes the Metro Patrol Police shot this guy in a bid to intimidate his driver into parting way with bribe,they previously held me to obtain from me. They threw away my papers as they flee the scene. I am posting this before they bury the evidence. I am an eyewitness,am ready to testify. This happened at Agulu before the Unizik campus. Source from: https://m.facebook.com/emmanuel.ebelechukwu/posts/pcb.1784817278277610/?photo_id=1784815628277775&mds=%2Fphotos%2Fviewer%2F%3Fphotoset_token%3Dpcb.1784817278277610%26photo%3D1784815628277775%26profileid%3D1276534469%26source%3D49%26refid%3D17%26_ft_%3Dtop_level_post_id.1784817278277610%253Atl_objid.1784817278277610%253Athrowback_story_fbid.1784817278277610%253Aphoto_attachments_list.%5B1784815464944458%252C1784815534944451%252C1784815588277779%252C1784815628277775%252C1784815678277770%5D%253Athid.100002480661209%253A306061129499414%253A2%253A0%253A1535785199%253A-6179163164045560920%26__tn__%3DEH-R%26cached_data%3Dfalse%26ftid%3D&mdf=1

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    GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO, TODAY INSPECTS WORKS AT MARINE SETTLEMENTS NEAR ONITSHA PRISON

    Vicinity: Anambra, Nigeria
    Onitsha
    Anambra
    Nigeria
    When Did It Occur ?: August 6, 2018
    Time Of Occurence: 2:00 pm

    Today Governor Willie Obiano inspected works at the Marine settlement near Onitsha Prisons. The settlement which was a slum and hideout for criminal activities, was demolished and cleared by the State Physical Planning Board last week, on the orders of the governor. The governor who was conducted round the area by the Chairman of the Board, Barr Chike Maduekwe, also during the visit directed that the shanties opposite the place be removed and that the nearby yam market be reorganized to give the place a better outlook. Greater Anambra is at Hand Earlier today, Gov WillieObiano inspected the opening of a catchment pit to minimize the massive flooding experienced at an Ogidi axis of the Old Awka-Onitsha road. According to report gathered the project is temporary measure which the State government is taking before the permanent work will be done which will entail creating a route that will carry the flood, 3kilometers to a nearby stream. Gov Willie Obiano during the inspection visit, promised that the permanent effort will commence during the dry season.