HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Siilaanyo) announced a national cleaning campaign day throughout the country. The president announced this in a press conference with two of his cabinet members at the presidnetal palace in Hargeia.

The president told in the press conference that the national cleaning campaign day will be on Sunday of the coming week. “ I am announcing today the national cleaning campaign day which will be at Sunday on 5th of September at 7:00am which will be in each 45 days.”   The president requested from the people of Somaliland to participate the cleaning campaign day.

The president also informed the governors of the regions to fully prepare and participate that day. “I am informing the governors and the municipalities to prepare their regions/cities for the national cleaning campaign”

There were cases of diarrhea infections in Northern regions of Somaliland (Lawyo-cado iyo Saylac) in the last month. Three children die from severe case of diarrhea which caused by drinking contaminated water and poor sanitation. As a result, the government is committed to combat such diseases caused by poor sanitation, the president stated in a press release.

Reported By: Abdiqani Baynah & Isahaq Ahmed edited by Mohamed Gulaid