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LAGOS SYMPATHISES WITH RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ON THURSDAY

… Urges Adequate Preparation For Heavy Downpour In July, September Lagos State Government, on Friday, sympathised with residents adversely affected or displaced by the torrential rainfall in the last few days. A statement issued by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, condoled residents whose property were damaged and those displaced by the flash flood after the rains. “Lagos …

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FLOODING: LASG ORDERS DISMANTLING OF GATES CONSTRUCTED ACROSS CANALS

 (L-R): Special Adviser to the Governor on Drainage, Engr. Joe Igbokwe; Director, Drainage Construction, Engr. Ganiu Ajadi; Resident Engr. Yetunde Okanlawon; Hon. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello and Director, Drainage Enforcement and Compliance, Engr. Mohamood Adegbite during the inspection of Akin Adesola/ Karimu Kotun Drainage Collector, Victoria Island Lagos over the weekend. The Lagos State Government has ordered …

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LASG TO RESIDENTS: DESIST FROM DUMPING WASTE IN CANALS

The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, attributed the refuse on Akobi Crescent in Surulere after the recent rainfall to ongoing dredging work in the area. A statement issued today by the Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, in reaction to the video trending on social media, stated that the convergence was due to dredging of system 6c downstream from …

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: LAGOS CALLS FOR PRESERVATION, RESTORATION OF BIODIVERSITY

The Lagos State Government on Friday renewed calls for stimulating action to Conserve Biological Diversity towards preserving and protecting the earth. Speaking at a virtual Conference to mark the year 2020 World Environment Day, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello stated that biodiversity represents a critical part of the natural environment He explained biodiversity as an essential …

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