Tonj, 3rd September 2018. Tonj state government and people carried out general cleaning on Thursday under the them: “Good hygiene and sanitation to the people of Tonj State”.
According to Don Bosco Radio, ministers, county commissioner, Don Bosco Primary teachers and pupils, civil society groups and members of municipality turned up for clearing.
The initiative came after Health Minister Abak Yel Madot requested for one-day general cleaning in the state to minimize high rate of diseases.
Minister Abak thanks state ministers and all people of Tonj for their cooperation in the general cleaning.
She encourages those who did not participate to take an example and practice it in their houses to keep their family members healthy.
Commissioner of Tonj County Severino Philip Bazia stresses that general cleaning in the town will help reduce many cases of malaria among communities.
He explains that the whole government and its people started cleaning all garbage in Tonj Freedom Square and proceeded to the market.
The leaders spoke to Don Bosco Radio on Thursday at Tonj Civil Hospital.