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Aliu Mahama Foundation (AMF) has undertaken a clean-up exercise at Yendi township as part of efforts to promote a clean and hygienic environment to prevent diseases.

Scores of residents joined the exercise on Sunday to sweep, desilt choked drains, as well as collect heaps of rubbish at the Yendi Municipal Hospital, market centres and the Yendi main town.

The Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region has held a day’s public hearing on Draft Medium Term Development Plan (M.T.D.P) of the Assembly for the period 2018-2021.

The public hearing was to afford the public to come out with inputs for final MTDP for the area.

The local Government Act, Act 936 of 2016 establishes each District Assembly as the planning authority for the area of jurisdiction for the purpose of national economic planning. So the Law mandates all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) to prepare the Medium Term Development Plans every four years.

The Municipal Chief Executive for Sagnarigu, Hon Iddrisu Mariam has advised motorist and road users to take road signs and traffic regulations serious to avoid needless accidents on the roads.

According to her, most of the carnage on our roads is as a result of negligence and carelessness from road users, adding that, respecting road signs can save more lives on the roads.

She urged the youth to wear a crash helmet and obey traffic regulations to save lives, stressing that, wearing crash helmet protect the head from injuring when an accident occurs.