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Comrade Egba Births “Ebonyi Environment Marshals”, Tasks Them On Clean And Green State



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By Israel Mbam

In his committed efforts to transform the environment sector through clean and Green policy, Ebonyi state Commissioner for Environment, Hon Comrade Jonah Egba has rebranded the State Environment taskforce to be now known as “Ebonyi Environment Marshals”.

Comrade Egba made this known in a meeting with the staff and taskforce team of the ministry. 

He maintained that Governor David Nweze Umahi led government is committed to clean and Green environment, hence the need for the Marshals to work towards achieving the set targets.

The commissioner charged them to be dedicated, civil and law abiding in the course of discharging their assignments. He promised that there will be regular meetings, training and assessment to evaluate their performance and guide them further to achieve the desired results.

In a related development, the Commissioner for Environment, Hon Comrade Jonah Egba has called on refuse collection contractors to sit up to their responsibility of evacuating refuse at different zones, streets and locations in the state. 

He made the call when he led staff and environment Marshals of the ministry on field assessment within the State capital. He warned that government will not hestitate to disengage any of the contractors who fall short in government expectations.

He however called on residents, especially those at Undensi quarters and other areas where their sourandings are bushy to immediately clear it or be made to face the law.

Some of the areas visited during the inspection include; Udemezue, Locoast estate, Udensi Quarters, commissioners quarter and Refuse Dumping site along Abakakaliki-Enugu express way. Others are Ishieke-Ezzamgbo/EBSU parmsite areas, Enyibichiri – Presco Campus areas and the new governor’s Lodge where he observed blockage of drainage that needs expansion.

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