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Zamfara Govt. to employ 2,800 sanitation workers


Bakura (Zamfara) – A total of 2, 800 youths will be engaged as sanitation workers by the 14 local government councils of Zamfara, Chairman of the state chapter of ALGON, Alhaji Bello Dankande, has said.

Dankande said in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Bakura that the youths would be engaged under the Grassroots Youth Empowerment Scheme supported by the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) and the state government.

He said that each of the 14 local councils had purchased five tippers while the Zamfara government would provide other sanitation vehicles and equipment to be used under the scheme.

Dankande explained that 200 young men and women would be recruited from each of the local government areas as sanitation workers under the scheme.

The chairman declined to disclose the amount involved in the purchase of the vehicles and equipment but assured that the scheme would soon take-off.

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Dankande, who is also the Chairman of Bakura Local Government, said apart from creating job opportunities, the scheme would also improve the sanitary condition of communities in the state. (NAN)

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