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LASG SET TO DECOMMISSION LASU-ISHERI ROAD DUMPSITES

The Lagos State Government has concluded arrangements to decommission the landfills and refuse dumpsites located along LASU-Isheri Road, Igando,  as part of efforts targeted at preventing potential exposure to an epidemic among residents of the area.  The State Commissioner for Health as well as the Commissioner for The Environment and Water Resources, Prof. Akin Abayomi and Mr. Tunji Bello made …

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MR. TUNJI BELLO — HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER

Tunji Bello is an environmentalist,  political scientist, accomplished journalist and a lawyer. He was born on July 1, 1961.  He holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Ibadan which he obtained in 1984 in addition to a Masters in International  Law Diplomacy  ML.D (1987) from the  University of Lagos. Bello is also a Barrister at Law (BL) qualifying from the Nigerian Law …

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Engineer Nurudeen Olalekan Shodeinde — PERMANENT SECRETARY, OFFICE OF DRAINAGE AND WATER RESOURCES

Engineer Nurudeen Olalekan Shodeinde was born into the family of Rahman Olayiwola Shodeinde of blessed memory and Hairat Adufe Shodeinde in Lagos on 2nd October, 1966. He attended Ekimogun Nursery and Primary School, Surulere, where he obtained his primary school leaving certificate in 1977 and proceeded to Ansar Ud Deen Grammar Schhool, Surulere for his secondary education where he passed …

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LASG REVERTS OFFICE DRAINAGE SERVICES TO MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed that the Department of Drainage Services hitherto moved to the Public Works Corporation be reverted to the Ministry of the Environment and renamed Office of Drainage Services.   The directive, which was contained in a release signed by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri- Okunola, stated that the …

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LAGOS COMMEMORATES WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

. . . Charges Citizens to Make Environment Better The Lagos State Government has commended the significant contributions of corporate institutions towards environmental sustainability as it charged the citizens to act responsibly by making the environment a better place to live. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamigboye gave the commendation at the launching of Danone’s “One …

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LAGOS STATE INTENSIFIES CLEANING OF MANHOLES ACROSS THE STATE TO PREVENT FLOODING

In furtherance of the directive of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Ministry of the Environment today, Saturday commenced desilting exercise across the metropolis, through its zonal offices . Our team on monitoring exercise captured scenes of the ongoing desilting of weep holes, and drainages around Ojota, Oworonsoki expressway areas. According to Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye, the intention of …

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SANWO -OLU VISITS OLUSOSUN DUMPSITE.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State today visited the Olusosun dump site in furtherance of his pledge to improve the environmental situation as contained in the first Executive Order on Environmental and Sanitation Matters signed recently. Speaking during a visit to the dumpsite, alongside his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, the Governor said:  “we are here today to validate the Executive …

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Past Commissioners

Mr Alabi Masha                                          1979 Mr N. A Kekere Ekun                                1987 Mr Temilola Kehinde                                1990-1992 Ashimi Adebowale Oyekan                      February 1994– March 1995. Engineer  Gbega Ashafa                            1995 …

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