The Ekiti Government has ordered the immediate removal of construction materials dumped indiscriminately on roads across the state.

Mrs Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen, Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, gave the directive on Friday in Ado Ekiti in a statement.

She said construction material such as sand, gravel, iron and bricks can be seen dumped on roads.

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”Apart from dumping construction material, owners block the way of commuters, impede free-flow of traffic, cause accidents that may lead to loss of lives and generally constitute nuisance to the environment.

”Those persons who ignore the order will be sanctioned accordingly,” she said.

(NAN)

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