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LASG RELEASES ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR OPERATION OF COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, issued additional guidelines for the operations of all commercial, industrial, corporate and financial facilities recently reopened in the State.  Speaking at a virtual media briefing on Monday, the Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, said these guidelines were adopted to ensure that the community transmission of COVID-19 pandemic is curtailed.  Bello said …

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WE’RE COMMITTED TO FLATTENING THE CURVE OF COVID-19 SPREAD – LASG

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to flattening the curve in the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello stated this on Monday at the Alausa Secretariat, when he received donations of chemical materials from Reckitt and Benckiser producers of JIK bleach, Medlog Logistics Limited and GMT Limited to disinfect more areas …

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LAGOS TO EXPERIENCE NEAR NORMAL RAINFALL IN 2020

… As Government Prepares Residents For Task Ahead The Lagos State Government on Tuesday alerted residents that near-normal rainfall will be witnessed across the State between 240 and 270 days this year.The State Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello who stated this during a press briefing on the Year 2020 Seasonal Rainfall predictions and prevention of flooding in Alausa, …

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CLEAN-UP COMMITTEE EASES TRAFFIC IN OBALENDE, CLEARS ILLEGAL PARKS, GARAGES

The Special Committee on Clean-Up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island over the weekend took its campaign to restore sanity to Obalende as the operatives dislodged illegal parks, garages and vehicles operators as well as traders who converted the green areas and beneath Obalende bridge to bus parks.Speaking on the exercise, Mr. Ayo Williams, Director of Operations and leader of the …

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MARKET FIRE: LAGOS ORDERS OWNERS OF STALLS BENEATH EKO BRIDGE TO RELOCATE

Lagos State Government on Monday issued a quit notice to all the traders with containerised stores and other forms of stalls recently gutted by fire at Oke-Arin/Ebute-Ero market beneath Eko Bridge to relocate with immediate effect. The State Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello directed that all the traders, …

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IKOYI/VI CLEAN-UP: 215 VEHICLES IMPOUNDED, 98 PEOPLE ARRESTED, PROSECUTED SINCE INCEPTION

  …..Committee warns liaison offices, property owners against harbouring street traders, okada riders The Special Committee on the Clean Up of IKoyi and VIctoria Island on Sunday announced that it has, so far, impounded 215 vehicles and prosecuted 98 persons for various environmental offenses since the commencement of the exercise. A release signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and …

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LASG TAKES ADVOCACY ON CLIMATE CHANGE TO SCHOOL CHILDREN

Lagos State Government has taken the advocacy on impacts of climate change to youths with a clarion call for urgent and drastic actions in mitigating the overbearing effects on the environment. Speaking at a seminar organised at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry Conference Centre at Alausa, the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello …

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LAGOS REITERATES CALL FOR CONSERVATION OF WETLANDS RESOURCES

 . . . As State Celebrates World Wetlands Day The Lagos State Government on Sunday renewed its call for the conservation of wetland resources in the State, saying they represent a critical part of the natural environment. Making the call during an interview as part of activities commemorating the 2020 World Wetland Day, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, …

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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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WETLANDS PROTECTION, SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE – LAGOS COMMISSIONER

  Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi- Etti has called on Lagosians to view wetlands protection as a veritable solution to climate change and a means for conserving the environment for posterity. He made this call in Alausa at the weekend while identifying with the United Nations and the rest of the world in marking the 2019 …

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