Environment Ministry Sensitizes Public On Waste Benefits

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The Director, Pollution Control and Environmental Health of Nigeria’s Ministry of Environment, Usman Abdullahi, last Saturday in the capital, Abuja, said the Ministry will segregate wastes for wealth in Kuchingoro community, a suburb in Abuja.
In a sensitisation programme to mark the 2023 National Environmental Sanitation Day (NESD), Abdullahi promised that the ministry would enlighten the community on wastes segregation, “you can convert waste to wealth where you separate your plastics and biodegradables, he said.
“These biodegradables can be converted to compost and these plastics can also be converted for use”, he added.
District Head of Kuchingoro community, commended the partnership with different stakeholders on environmental sanitation in the community.
Dogo assured that everyone in the community would support the initiative and appreciated the processes that led to this exercise in the area.
Country Director of a non-gover mental organisation, Breakthrough Action Nigeria, Mr Ian Tweedie said that Kuchingoro community stands out in the area of environmental sanitation.
Tweedie, who was represented by Mrs Olayinka Faruk, the Deputy Project Director in the NGO, assured the community of support.
“Our support is in the area of social and behavioural change, for any disease to transmit our hands play major roles, so we can all do better by starting with a personal hygiene.
“We have a lot of wastes management programme, we can convert waste to wealth, we can also support our community better in ensuring that waste is properly managed,” he assured.

The Director, Pollution Control and Environmental Health of Nigeria’s Ministry of Environment, Usman Abdullahi, last Saturday in the capital, Abuja, said the Ministry will segregate wastes for wealth in Kuchingoro community, a suburb in Abuja.

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In a sensitisation programme to mark the 2023 National Environmental Sanitation Day (NESD), Abdullahi said the ministry will enlighten the community on wastes segregation, “you can convert waste to wealth where you separate your plastics and biodegradables, he said.


“These biodegradables can be converted to compost and these plastics can also be converted for use”, he added.


District Head of Kuchingoro community, commended the partnership with different stakeholders on environmental sanitation in the community.


Dogo assured that everyone in the community would support the initiative and appreciated the processes that led to this exercise in the area.
Country Director of a non-gover mental organisation, Breakthrough Action Nigeria, Mr Ian Tweedie said that Kuchingoro community stands out in the area of environmental sanitation.
Tweedie, who was represented by Mrs Olayinka Faruk, the Deputy Project Director in the NGO, assured the community of support.


“Our support is in the area of social and behavioural change, for any disease to transmit our hands play major roles, so we can all do better by starting with a personal hygiene.

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“We have a lot of wastes management programme, we can convert waste to wealth, we can also support our community better in ensuring that waste is properly managed,” he assured.

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