Sokoto State Government gifted N2.25m to the three cleanest communities in the state on Sunday. The Governors Spokesperson, Imam Imam said the prize was in fufilment to the promise made by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal when he inaugurated the Special End-of-month Environmental Sanitation in October.
The First prize was claimed by Zone One, comprising of Nigerian Army’s Giwa Barracks, Old Airport road, Offa road and Dambuwa areas; the second prize of N750,000 was claimed by Zone Three comprising of Sultan Palace, Gidan Haki and Kofar Atiku while the third prize of N500,000 was won by Zone 10 which comprises Mabera, Mana, Salame and Ali Akilu roads.
Imam said the winning districts were presented with their monetary prizes, trophies and certificates by the governor in Sokoto.
The governor commended the zones for the enthusiasm shown during the sanitation and appealed to citizens to embrace the culture of cleanliness.