By Lukman Abdulmalik
Volunteer organizations organised a one day clean up sensitization to celebrate the world clean up day in Kano.
Organizations such as Mama initiative, Junior Chamber International Nigeria BUK chapter, Rotaract club of Kano community and others joined hands in cleaning the dirts of Kano line motor park.
Mustapha Ibrahim Olamilekon, Mobilization Officer, Mama initiative expressed that Kano has large number of population which increases it chances of having dumps on the road.
He said that “Mama initiative was created to clear up dirts on Kano road, and this our function is done at the end of Saturday of each month.”
“We choosed today for the sanitation as every 17 of September is for World Cleanup Day”. He said.
Abubakar Diso, IPP JCIN, BUK advised people to keep their homes clean.
He said that the Junior Chamber International BUK chapter is always committed to promote the legacy of humanity.
Hassana a member of JCIN, explained that our environment has to be clean and habitable to avoid the contact of microorganisms.
She called on Kano residents to always keep their surroundings clean.
Muhammad Salisu branch manager of Borno express, Kano line expressed his happiness towards the clean up exercise organized by the volunteer organizations.
Sagiru Muhammad, cleaner at Kano line thanked the organizers towards putting a helping heads to Cleanup the Kano line motor park as it is the major park people come on daily basis.
He appealed to the state government and independent organizations to provide them with working tools as they are ready to tie up the clean up campaign.
World Cleanup Day is an annual global social action program aimed at combating the global solid waste problem, including the problem of marine debris.
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build up the new and sustainable world.
The climax of the event entails giving out of 70 pieces of waste bin to motorist and tricycle rider in Kano.
The volunteer organizations cautioned road users to use the bins and also encourage their passengers to use the bins.