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LASG URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN MINNING, DREDGING ACTIVITIES

The Lagos State Government has urged Sand Miners and Dredgers in the State to be mindful of the impact of their activities on the environment and operate in manners that would prioritise the protection of the environment. This charge was given today by Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, the State Commissioner for the Environment during in his address at the 2017 …

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ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER MARKS MOTHER’S POST-HUMOUS BIRTHDAY WITH TREE PLANTING

Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare today marked the 90th post-humous birthday of his mother with tree planting and urges Lagos residents to imbibe the habit of planting trees to protect the environment. Adejare called on all residents, especially those living around the newly regenerated Ogba market to make tree planting a part of their lives …

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LASG ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE SANITATION PRACTICES

The Lagos State Government today joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day by emphasizing the need to promote healthy sanitation practices among Lagosians. Speaking during at an event to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day at Ojodu-Berger Bus Terminus, the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, maintained that the celebration brings to the …

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FLOODING: LAGOS URGES RESIDENTS TO REMAIN CALM, VIGILANT

…Insists Residents Stop Dumping Refuse In Drainage Channels …Says Reforms In Environment Sector Will Redefine Waste Management Lagos State Government on Sunday urged residents to remain calm and vigilant in the wake of the torrential rain experienced in the State in the last few days. State’s Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, who spoke after inspecting areas affected by …

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LASG INVIGORATES SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SECTOR

The Lagos State Government has commenced a phased roll-out of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative with the launch of Marine Waste Collection, Mechanised Sweeping and inauguration of the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) to engender a financially viable and technology driven waste management sector. Speaking at the event which held at the Agege Township Stadium, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said government embarked …

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LASPARK HOLDS TREE PLANTING DAY AWARENESS SEMINAR

As part of preparation for the Year 2017 Tree Planting Day, the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has held a “Walk for Tree” and an awareness seminar to highlight the importance of tree planting at the Epe Local Government Secretariat. Speaking at the One-Day seminar, the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs Abimbola Jijoho-Ogun said the sensitisation walk …

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LAGOS CLARIFIES ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION AT OTODO GBAME COMMUNITY

…Denies Flouting Court Order   The Lagos State Government on Tuesday clarified its position on why illegal shanties and unwholesome habitation were cleared around Ilado and seafront areas beside Freedom Road, in Lekki, Lagos. The Government said the Environment Ministry’s action was carried out in order to forestall an environmental disaster and another round of deadly skirmishes that led to …

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NEW ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL, SAYS LASG

…Denies Levy On Digging Of Bore-Holes For Domestic Purpose The Lagos State Government on Friday assured Lagosians that the new Environmental Protection and Management Law initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration was done in the overall interest of all Lagosians to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the State. In a press release signed by the Commissioner …

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IKORODU RESIDENTS TASKED ON NEW ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Residents of Ikorodu Local Government Area and its environs have been urged to cooperate with the government for the success of its new environmental agenda of ensuring a cleaner Lagos. Speaking at a town hall meeting with Community Development Associations, Residents Associations and artisan groups in Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat on Tuesday, the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare …

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