The Delta State Waste Management Board has blamed the authorities of the Uvwie Local Government Council for frustrating its efforts in evacuating the expanding heaps of refuse in Orhumaro quarters in Effurun, Uvwie local government area

The Delta State Waste Management Board has blamed the authorities of the Uvwie Local Government Council for frustrating its efforts in evacuating the expanding heaps of refuse in Orhumaro quarters in Effurun, Uvwie local government area the Director representing Delta Central in the State Waste Management Board, Chief Daniel Aghedo stated this while reacting to calls by Residents of Orhumaro quarters on the Board and the Uvwie Council Chairman to urgently evacuate the heaps of refuse dotting the entire landscape in the area.

Chief Ighedo alleged that Uvwie council authorities have continued to thwart the Board’s efforts in evacuating the several refuse heaps that have taken over the community for decades.

The Residents who spoke to Radio Delta had lamented the large number of refuse heaps which have continued to pose serious health hazards to them as a result of the stench oozing from the refuse heaps.

They wondered why the State Waste Management Board and the authorities of Uvwie Council allegedly refused to evacuate the heaps of refuse in the community located in the heart of the Effurun metropolis When contacted, the Council Chairman, Mr. Ramson Onoyaike was said to be unavailable as the time of this report.



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