The Kano State Commissioner of Environment, Dr. Ali Makoda has revealed, when he visited the Tarauni Grave yard in Tarauni Local Government, that erosion destroyed more than 200 graves at Tudun Murtala grave yard in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.
He said “Immediately when we received the news, we took an urgent action to ensure that such disaster did not continue.
“Presently we embark on the renovation of many grave yards across the state, especially those at the areas where they are facing the challenges of erosion.
He commended a community development association of the sanitation team at the grave for their efforts at keeping the grave yard clean.
The commissioner pledged to continue to give them all necessary support, especially with the working material to encourage them.
He called on other volunteer groups to also embark on such self-help work with the aim to move the state forward and ensure that all grave yards remained clean.
Makoda commended the public for complying with the sanitation order, calling on them to continue to support the government to keep the state clean.