…Says RIWAMA Has Challenges With Some Of Its Dumpsites
... Assures that the Agency is working on the affected dumpsites and wastes would be evacuated from tomorrow, Friday.
The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency, (RIWAMA), Bro. Felix Obuah has explained why wastes are noticed today in some areas of Port Harcourt, the State capital.
Bro. Obuah in a statement revealed that three of the major RIWAMA dumpsites broke down, assuring that efforts are being made to put the dumpsites back to use, before the end of today, Thursday, December 5, 2019, so as to commence full utilization of the affected dumpsites, from tomorrow, Friday, December 6, 2019.
The RIWAMA boss explained that evacuation of wastes will be delayed today Thursday, December 5, 2019 due to the breakdown of the dumpsites.
Bro. Obuah appealed to residents in Port Harcourt and its environs especially from the affected areas where wastes are yet to be evacuated, to bear with the Agency as everything humanly possible is being done to ensure that the dumpsites are put back to use without delay and the wastes evacuated from tomorrow, Friday, December 6, 2019.
The RIWAMA Sole Administrator further called on residents in the affected areas to observe sanitary decorum and not to take undue advantage of the situation to dump their refuse indiscriminately.
While expressing thanks to them for their understanding, Bro. Obuah assured that the Agency would not relent in its effort to ensure that the State is kept clean at all times.