Kogi Commissioner calls for volunteers in sanitation


Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, Kogi Commissioner of Environment

Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, the Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, has appealed to the residents of the state to volunteer for community service in sanitation and waste management efforts.

She made the appeal when the representatives of Zariagi Youth Community Forum (ZYCF), Kabba Junction, visited her on Friday in Lokoja.

Osikoya said that the government wanted volunteers from communities, groups, organisations and religious bodies that would partner with it in waste management activities — from waste generation to recycling stages.

“We are encouraging every community, individual, organisation and household to take responsibility for the management of their waste so as to ensure that our environment is safer for all to live.

“Our sanitation law says it is an offence for anybody to pour dirt by the…

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