First Lady expected to spearhead Mutare clean-up

03 Feb, 2019 - 14:02 0 Views
First Lady expected to spearhead Mutare clean-up First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa

The ManicaPost

Fungayi Munyoro Post Correspondent
FIRST Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa is today (Friday) expected to visit Mutare to spearhead the national clean-up campaign.

The First Lady, who is the health ambassador and has been at the forefront of fighting cholera and typhoid, will visit , Chikanga Spar where a clean- up will be conducted before visiting Chengetayi Special School where she will do tree planting and presentation of gifts to the children.

The national clean-up is held on the first Friday of each month for two hours.

At national level, the clean-up campaign will be led by President Mnangagwa. The national environmental cleaning across the country will be carried out between 8am and 10am under the theme: “Zero tolerance to litter: my environment, my pride”.

The Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba will oversee the clean-up at provincial level and the District Administrators will do the same in their respective districts.

The thrust of the clean-up campaign is to address waste management challenges in communities.

President Mnangagwa declared the first Friday of each month, the National Environment Cleaning Day, as his Government moves to ensure the country has sustainable environment management and waste disposal systems.

The national clean-up campaign was launched in Harare in December 2018.

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