Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the immediate sack of the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo, over poor sanitation situation in Umuahia.
According to a release signed by the State Commissioner For Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, the Governor gave the directive while on project tour in the state after passing through Ochendo by pass road and saw heaps of refuse along the road.
Governor Ikpeazu directed the Secretary to State Government, Barr Chris Ezem, to take over sanitation in Umuahia with Dr Aham Uko assisting him.
Meanwhile, Governor Ikpeazu continued his project commissioning
inspection visits with the headquarters of ASOPADEC and Umuahia relief market commissioned by the Governor.