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Clean-up exercise for West Kingston

Published:Monday | May 23, 2016 | 12:00 AM

A four-day clean-up exercise by residents of West Kingston culminates today, Labour Day.

The exercise is aimed at removing garbage and breeding sites for mosquitoes.

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, who is also Member of Parliament for west Kingston, participated in the clean-up activity, which began in the Fletcher's Land and Hanna Town communities. The campaign moved to Denham Town on Saturday, May 21, midtown and central downtown yesterday, and will end in Tivoli Gardens today.

Residents were encouraged to clean up their personal space and take out their bulky waste and garbage for removal. Labour Day 2016 is being observed under the theme: 'For Health's Sake, Keep It Clean'.