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NATIONWIDE FLOOD ISSUE: LASG RESTATES CAPACITY TO MANAGE ITS SITUATION

Following renewed fears of residents about the ravages of massive flooding nationwide, Lagos State convened a meeting of all critical stakeholders to evaluate the state’s preparedness for any eventuality, with a resolution that while Lagos is not totally immune to flooding, the state will continue to effectively manage its situation. Addressing the meeting held at Alausa Secretariat over the weekend, …

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LASG ADVOCATES PROPER HANDWASHING AMONG CHILDREN

… Charges Them To Be Agents of Positive Change  The Lagos State Government on Tuesday joined the world in celebrating Global Handwashing Day with an awareness campaign on the importance of handwashing organised for children of Primary Schools in the State. Permanent Secretary Office of Drainage Services, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Engr. Olalekan Shodeinde who spoke at the event held at St. Peter’s …

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WALK FOR NATURE: LASG TO RESTORE IDENTIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said the State has developed an action plan and projects for restoration, protection and management of identified environmental degradation that may have negative impacts on the environment. The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, made this known at Ikoyi during the commemoration of the year 2022 Walk for Nature, adding that the Walk was organised in …

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LAGOS PARTNERS CONSERVATION FOUNDATION FOR ANNUAL WALK FOR NATURE 

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), is set to hold the 15th edition of the Annual Walk for Nature to highlight the importance of nature conservation and improving the quality of life across the State. Speaking at a Press Conference organised to sensitise the public on the importance of the 2022 Annual Walk for Nature …

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LASG ADVISES RESIDENTS OF OGUN RIVER BANKS TO BE ALERT, VIGILANT

Lagos State Government on Wednesday advised residents of the State, especially those residing on the banks of the Ogun River to be ready to protect themselves because of the high intensity of flooding occasioned by heavy rainfall and the release of water. A statement signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said October is the peak …

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LAGOS SEEKS COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

… Engages Badagry Market Traders on Sanitation  Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), has appealed to market leaders within Badagry Division to prevail on their members to ensure total compliance with the State’s Environmental Law, especially as it relates to proper waste disposal, clearing of drainages and maintaining holistic cleanliness in the markets.  Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Dr. Omobolaji …

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2022 WORLD CLEAN UP DAY: LAGOS SENSITISES COMMUNITIES ON PROPER SANITATION

The Lagos State Government on Saturday joined the rest of the world to mark World Clean-Up Day by sensitising local communities on proper sanitation to improve good hygiene behaviours. Speaking during the sensitisation campaign and clean-up exercise held at Alausa Village, Ikeja, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Gaji Omobolaji said the exercise is about galvanising residents to clean up and …

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LAGOS ADVOCATES ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDINAL CHANGE IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday advocated Environmental Attitudinal change, such as abstinence from all forms of environmental pollution and encroachments, among residents of coastal communities across the state. Speaking during an advocacy meeting held at Makanjuola Hall, Lagos State University (LASU), the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Omobolaji Gaji said the programme was part of the efforts toward creating awareness of the importance …

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LAGOS TRAINS TEACHERS ON ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday charged Environmental School Teachers, handlers of the Environmental Bees Club in schools across the State, to become agents of positive change in the environment.Speaking at the opening ceremony of a three-day Symposium and Nature excursion held at the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Building, Olowopopo, Ikeja, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Omobolaji Gaji, highlighted the …

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