On Tuesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that the government will be spending approximately $1.3 billion on the National Mitigation, Sanitation, Drain-cleaning and Beautification Programme to be executed over the next several weeks, leading into the Christmas season and beyond.

Under the programme, $15 million will be allocated to each constituency to target critical drains, road patching and to undertake sanitation and vector control works.

Now, while some citizens welcome the development, others have voiced their concern