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Aniocha South Partners UNESCO to Sensitize Communities

… Declare Ubulu-Uku Environmental Health Compliance

By Sunny A Ijomah

Ubulu-Uku Community in Aniocha South Local Government Area has been declared as Environmental Health Compliance with a clean bill of cleanliness, as the world celebrates World Environmental Day.

Speaking to newsmen at Ubulu-Uku, Prince Newton Jibunoh also known as DESRET WORRIOR, in company of Chairman, Aniocha South Local Government Area, Pastor Jude Chukwunwike and management team of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, made the declaration and said he was satisfied with the level of environmental health compliance in the community.

This year’s World Environmental Day took the Executive Chairman of Aniocha South Local Government Area, Hon. Pastor Jude Chukwunwike; Management Team of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State; United Nations partner and Environmentalist, Prince Newton Jibunoh, and a host of dignitaries to Ubulu-Uku.

The exercise which was simultaneously carried out in over 143 countries of the world is focusing on the urgent mission of tackling plastic pollution through the powerful campaign called Beat Plastic Pollution.

In the cause of the sensitisation campaign, the team also rewarded some Ubulu-Uku residents whose homes were in pristine state with stipends to encourage them to remain friendly to the environment.

The founder of FADE, Fight Against Desert Encroachment, noted that the people of Aniocha South are lucky to have a leader that understands the importance of cleanliness.

In his usual environmental friendly character, the Council Chairman explained that the World Environment Day compliments the council’s policies on the environment.

Hear him, ‘Health is wealth and to be free from sickness our environment must be tidy.

‘In Aniocha South we have been up and doing when it comes to keeping the environment clean. So today being World Environmental Day is great and we are happy and of note that lots of organizations decided to partner with Aniocha South on the occasion.’