Senegal/Kaolack: the UCG provides a dozen trucks for the collection of garbage before the Gamou
The Solid Waste Management Coordination Unit (UCG) handed over on Wednesday an important batch of cleaning equipment to the sanitation committees of the religious families of Leona Niassène and Medina Baye of Kaolack (center), as a contribution to their sanitation efforts in view of the next Gamou scheduled for October 8.
This equipment is composed of a dozen trucks for garbage collection, brooms, shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, garbage bins, not to mention that the UCG intends to deploy 500 young people to ensure the cleanliness of the various sites of the Gamou, "before, during and after" this annual religious event commemorating the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).ployer 500 young people to ensure the cleanliness of the various sites of the Gamou, "before, during and after" this annual religious event commemorating the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
"It is our national coordinator and director general of SONAGED", National Society of Integrated Waste Management, Mass Thiam, "who instructed us to come to Kaolack today, to visit all the religious families who organize the Gamou, to bring them the support of the State of Senegal through the UCG and our ministry of supervision," said the head of the technical operation of the structure of cleaning, Mamadou Wade.
"The establishment of a staff of 500 agents aims to help the organizing committees of Leona Niassène and Medina Baye, to to be able to clean all the places where pilgrims must go to celebrate the night of the Prophet (pbuh)," he said.
The delegation of the UCG had a working session with the officials concerned to achieve this goal, according to Mr. Wade.
According to him, the day of the Gamou also, a special device will be set up to accompany them.
"After the Gamou, we will be there to clean the place until Kaolack becomes again as before, that is to say a clean city," he promised, stressing that with the advent of the new municipal authority of Kaolack, the city will be able to take care of its citizens.s municipal Kaolack, the UCG has signed an agreement with the municipality allowing his company to do "a continuous work" of cleaning, maintenance and maintenance of public health.
"We have anticipated by setting up a device that allows to clean the entire city of Kaolack," said Mamadou Wade, who calls on the population to use the garbage bins for their waste.