The governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has set up a Planning, Sensitization and Implementation Committee, with the aim of re-instituting the monthly clean-up exercise in Imo State.
The Committee is to be headed by former governor Ikedi Ohakim, a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu, has revealed.
It noted that: “Monthly Governor’s Prize will be given to the cleanest local government area in the state as well as the cleanest autonomous community, primary school and secondary school, respectively in each LGA.
“The committee is to source for sponsorships and partners, organize Ihedioha Green Volunteers, create and manage brand materials, publicity and media, organize and manage the evacuation of refuse and dump sites, enforce total compliance, recommend and organize Governor’s Prize and Audit and handover for August committee.”
The committee has the Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade as deputy chairman, with Hon. Alex Emeziem, the ENTRACO Chairman as Secretary.
Others are Commissioner of Police, Imo State, Chairman of State Council of Traditional Rulers, Coordinating Chairman of LGAs, Students’ Union presidents of IMSU, FUTO, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State Polytechnic, AIFCE, FECOLART, State Chairmen of CAN, NURTW, NUT, NLC, PFN and COREN.
Also in the committee are Chinedu Chukwuonye, Okechukwu Opara, Prince Eze Ugochukwu, Rex Okoro and Mrs. Beatrice Nkwo.