The Governor of Taraba state Darius Ishaku, has banned the use of Polythene bags in the state.
The governor also declared a ‘State of Emergency’ on the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, saying he would soon send an executive bill to the state House of Assembly to legalise the ban.
Governor Ishaku announced the ban while launching a new Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, policy in the state.
He therefore thanked the development partners, USAID and Japan International Cooperation Agency, JAICA, for their intervention in boosting water supply in the state.
He charged the state water supply agency to ensure constant maintenance of water pipes for better service delivery.
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