Anambra Govt Bans Bush Burning

The state government has banned burning across the state.

A statement signed by the commissioner for Information and Communication strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta said the government has noticed with dismay the alarming rate at which bush fires are set this harmattan season with attendant dangerous consequences .
It pointed out that most of the time the fire has remained uncontrollable and major trigger for fire disasters that led to avoidable loss of lives and property .
The release called on leadership of various communities to maintain proper enlightenment of their people to prevent recurrence of invariable disaster while security agencies have been alerted to take steps to forestall the trend.