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Ministry Of Environment Spits Fire Over Assault On Staff

Kwara State Ministry of Environment has concluded plans to arraign recalcitrant traders under the Post Office bridge, particularly those who assaulted a government official on a lawful duty.

According to sources close to the Permanent Secretary, the alleged offenders that are currently in the custody of security operatives would be arraigned in a special court for violating environmental laws and a regular court for assault.

The Ministry will by tomorrow, Wednesday moved two Mobile Courts to the Post Office area where offenders would be tried and handed appropriate sentences.

The Ministry said there is no alternative to a clean and orderly environment. It therefore enjoined traders, residents and road users to stay away from restricted areas and make hygienic ambience their top goal.

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