Ekiti to introduce 2 new public burial sites in Ado-Ekiti




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ADO- – The said on Tuesday that had concluded arrangements for the establishment of burial sites Ado-, the capital.

Mr Tunji Balogun, the Director of Environment and Sanitation the ’s Ministry of Environment, made this known an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ado-.

Balogun said that the state had approved the acquisition of sites for burial in Ado-Ekiti.

He said the move became necessary following the pollution of underground water by indiscriminate burial of dead ones in residential areas.

“The Ekiti has approved establishment of cemetery within the capital city.[eap_ad_2] 

“The state government has discovered that burying the dead at has polluted the underground waters, which is hazardous to health.

”If we fail to be proactive , the situation might lead to the outbreak of diseases in the capital city.’’

Balogun, who declined to disclose the location of the sites, said the processes to acquire the sites had reached appreciable stage.

He said health workers in the state were more committed to using modern day sensitisation and described the as “health educationism’’, rather than using force to achieve healthy living among residents.  (NAN)[eap_ad_3]