From Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Shehu Bala Usman has restated the desire of his administration to ensure a clean and healthy environment within the city of Jos and environs.
The chairman gave the assurance when he undertook an unscheduled inspection of Ahmadu Bello and Murtala Muhammed Ways as well as Bukuru Park in Jos North Local Government Area.
He urged the business community as well as shop owners in the area to keep their environment clean to sustain beauty of the state and its status as a tourist haven.
He emphasised that his administration would not hesitate to deal with anyone or group who would undermine the council’s effort to ensure a clean and healthy environment.
The chairman noted that the council should continue to synergize with the state environmental and sanitation agency to minimize dumping of refuse indiscriminately in the area.
Those who spoke to him during the visit pledged their commitment to adhere strictly to the directives, assuring of their loyalty to his administration.