Soldiers clean up Lagos community, defy morning rain

Soldiers clean up Lagos community, defy morning rain


The Nigerian Army on Saturday defied the early morning downpour and deployed his officers and men in Mushin, a Lagos mainland industrial hub and a congested residential area with inadequate sanitation and low-quality housing, for a clean-up exercise.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the General Officer Commanding, 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Peter Dauke, and the 9 Brigade Commander, Brig.-Gen. Elias Attu, led the soldiers in a massive sanitation exercise in the streets of Mushin.

The soldiers were seen clearing the refuse dumps and the drains blocked by bottles of water, nylons, and waste.

According to Dauke, the environmental sanitation is part of the activities lined up to commemorate the 2017 Nigerian Army Day Celebrations.  Read more

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