NGO Cleans Calabar Street For Carnival

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By Ogar Monday

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Progenitors of Africa Development has embarked on a sanitation exercise to keep the Calabar Carnival routes clean and restore serenity to the areas.

Speaking to our correspondent during the exercise, the Executive Director, Progenitors of Africa Development Mr. Maurice Nkong said: “We decided to embark on this in partnership with the Ministry of Environment as a means of giving back to the society which we are part of. The importance of cleanliness can never be overemphasized especially at this Christmas season”.

Nkong added that the Progenitors of Africa is an NGO that sees problems in the society and recruit potential leaders towards tackling them and that it is based on that fact that they have mobilized themselves into taking this action.

Also speaking, a beauty queen and Face of Val Classic 2016, Edidiong Umoh said that idea behind the cleanup is not temporal, as the State host thousands of visitors during the carnival.

Some of these visitors are captains of industries who are investors here to survey the environment and it is necessary for the State to look attractive.

Another member of the team who identified himself as Ogbeche McDon said cleanliness is not something one should wait for the Government to always initiate, as “we all clean our rooms and houses without the government prompting us to do so and that attitude should be extended to our surroundings”.

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