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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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Inspection tour of Kusenla Collector Drain at Lekki Lagos

 L-R  Special Adviser on Drainage Engr. Joe Igbokwe, Permanent Secretary Office of Drainage Services Lekan Shodehinde, Hon. Commissioner for The Environment and Water Resources Tunji Bello and Director Drainage Maintenance Engr. Henry Johnson during the inspection tour of Kusenla Collector Drain at Lekki Lagos on Sunday   L-R  Special Adviser on Drainage Engr. Joe Igbokwe, Permanent Secretary Office of Drainage Services Lekan Shodehinde, Hon. …

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LASG BEGINS PERIODIC FUMIGATION OF MINISTRIES AND AGENCIES

As part of continuing measures to control the spread of Coronavirus, the Lagos State Government has commenced the periodic disinfection of its Ministries, Departments and Agencies Statewide. A statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello explained that the exercise was part of the resumption protocols for the gradual opening of government offices within and outside …

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SANWO-OLU ADMINISTRATION HAS REINVIGORATED THE ENVIRONMENTAL SECTOR – COMMISSIONER

The Commissioner for Environment & Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello during the year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the first year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office. The Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello has declared that the Lagos State Government reinvigorated the environmental sector in the last one year, with special focus on restoring the mandate of its agencies …

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OUR EMPHASIS IS NOW ON IMMEDIATE EVACUATION OF SILTS – LASG

(L-R) Hon. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, Resident Engineer, Engineer Oluwaseun Isafiade, Special Adviser to the Governor on Drainage Engr. Joe Igbokwe during the tour of Fatai Kadiri drainage at Opeyemi Fola Agoro Collector drain. … Commissioner Continues Inspection Tour of Canal Projects The Lagos State Government has said that it would now focus its attention on the immediate …

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CLEARING OF DRAINAGE CHANNELS TO CONTINUE TILL SEPTEMBER – LASG

The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, stated that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the State will continue till September, 2020. Speaking with newsmen during an inspection tour of the exercise, the Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello said the cleaning and clearing have been designed to ensure that waterflows through all the channels …

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