Anambra Government Spends N1.58bn On Waste Disposal

.Gov. Obiano

Anambra State Government says it has spent not less than N1.58 billion on waste disposal from January to October this year.

Dr Emmanuel Okafor, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment on Nov. 30 made the disclosure during the 2021 budget assessment and 2022 budget defence session, before the Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation.

Okafor said that 3.8 million was also spent on erosion control across the state.

He said: “the ministry’s budget for 2021 was N2.166 billion and so far we carried out two major projects — waste disposal, where we have spent N1.58 billion and on erosion control, N3.8 million.

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