The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) and a global network organisation for the promotion of clean environment Let’s Do It World (LDIW), in collaboration with other interest groups is organising the World Clean Up Day (WCD).
The day is a global clean up action uniting millions of people in promoting a cleaner planet for humanity.
The target is to engage a percentage of the national population to pick up mismanaged waste from nature in one day, draw attention to the problem of waste management, create public awareness and influence choices of individuals and organisations on best methods of managing waste.
ANOCA is encouraging all National Olympic Committees of Africa to join other stakeholders of interest such as local municipalities, Minis- tries of Health, waste managers and departments of environment in celebrating the day.
Engr. Habu Gumel, president, Nigeria Olympic Committee is the chairman of ANOCA’s Jury for the organisation of the World Clean Up Day.
The best performing National Olympic Committee in the exercise will be awarded a prize. The day is scheduled to take place tomorrow, September 19, 2020 at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.