The monthly sanitation exercise observed in Oyo state has been suspended by the state government indefinitely.
Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Idowu Oyeleke made the announcement on Wednesday March 10, during the introduction of the daily cleaning exercise by his ministry in Ibadan.
Oyeleke who urged residents of the state to ensure daily cleaning of their environment, especially drainage channels and other open spaces to avert outbreak of diseases and cases of flooding, added that the environmental taskforce will still be going around to ensure compliance and adherence to all environmental laws and regulations of the state.
“The state government has indefinitely suspended the monthly exercise and restriction of vehicular and human movement during the period.
“However, the environmental taskforce will be going around to ensure compliance and adherence to all environmental laws and regulations of the state.”