Central Equatoria State, News

Juba City Council re-directs focus on cleanliness

By Bida Elly David


Central Equatoria State governor has issued an order re-directing the leadership of the Juba City Council (JCC) to ensure the cleanliness of the city, free of garbage.

Emmanuel Adil Anthony issued the directive on Wednesday during a briefing with the entire leadership of Juba City Council.

Present in the meeting were the mayor, three deputies, for administration and finance, social services and environment, and waste management.

No. 1 Citizen Daily Newspaper on Wednesday established that despite the efforts invested by the JCC, some parts of Juba still witness stagnant heaps of garbage.

Areas such as Hai-game, Kasaba of Kator, and Gudele one along the highway still suffer piles of uncollected garbage dumped by residents and street vendors.

Governor Adil, directed Mayor Flora Gabriel Modi and her team to prioritize the cleanliness of the city and reorganize the markets.

He also directed that the City Council diversifies efforts on resource mobilization to finance its planned activities, in a timely manner.

Adil further appealed to the officials to embrace the spirit of collegiality and strict adherence to the already established official mechanisms while discharging their restive assignments within the Council.

According to the local government act, the city council is empowered with the rights to maintain and keep Juba city green and clean as per their mission, including garbage collection, among others.





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