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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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LASG INTENSIFIES SANITATION INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

The Lagos Government has begun a sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a new solid waste management system in the State. A press statement issued by the Ministry of The Environment said the Sanitation Intervention Programme became necessary to ensure that no vacuum was created during the transition from the old waste management system …

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