Plant Trees To Celebrate Graduation, Birthday Other Memorable Events – Chairman, Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA

Kunle ADELABU The Chairman, Igbogbo/bayeku Local Council Development Area, Comrade Sesan Daini, during the 2019 Tree Planting Exercise appealed to residents of the council to plant trees to commemorate christening of a new baby, graduation, and birthday According to him, this would ensure safer, beautiful environments and to save the world from the negative effects of the global warming. Comrade Daini spoke during the exercise held at the Methodist Primary School, Ibeshe in Igbogbo.Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu Division, Lgaos, Southwest, Nigeria, also took part in the 2019…

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Photos: 2019 Tree Planting Exercise In Ikorodu Local Government

Kunle ADELABU The Ikorodu local government joined other councils in Lagos State on Sunday, July 14 for 2019 Tree Planting Exercise tagged, “Clean & Green is our Perfect Dream”.Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu was represented at the event designed to sensitise the public on the importance of tree planting.The event took place at the Ikorodu Slaughter Slab, off T.O.S. Benson Avenue, Ikorodu.

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Tree Planting, An Effective Tool To Tackle Climate Change, Global Warming – Sanwo-Olu

– State To Re-Launch ‘One House, One Tree’ Campaign Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, flagged off a Green Campaign to plant 350,000 trees across the state in response to changing ecosystem and climate conditions. The campaign with the theme: “Clean and Green is our Perfect Dream”, kicked off at an event held in Lekki Phase 1 to commemorate the state’s Tree Planting Day – an annual programme initiated 10 years ago by the administration of Babatunde Raji Fashola, with the objectives to galvanise policies and actions towards…

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Environmental Law: LASG Officials Visit Markets Across State, Warn Violators

The Lagos State Government has warned that those violating the State Environmental Sanitation Law would be made to face the full wrath of the law. Leader of the State Environmental Sanitation campaign team of the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Bode Lawal, who gave the warning during an enlightenment campaign to various markets across the State, said that issues of environmental sanitation, proper healthcare, flooding amongst others are top priorities of the present administration. Ayangbure market in Ikorodu, Ogba Market, Katangwa Market in Agbado Oke-Odo LCDA; Agege Market, Kayetoro…

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Monthly Environmental Sanitation : Mixed Reactions Trail Planned Reintroduction of Exercise In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU The plan of the Lagos State Government under the new administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reintroduce the monthly environmental sanitation exercise has generated mixed reactions from residents in Ikorodu. The governor, on his first day in office, declared a state of emergency on the environment as he signed the first executive order on refuse management, traffic management and public works. Participants on THE IMPACT WhatsApp Chat platform joined the debate on during the week, as some of them welcomed the idea while others opposed it. Some of…

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LASPOTECH NASU Chairman Endorses Reintroduction of Sanitation Exercise

 Wale JAGUN Comrade Semiu Akinlawon FASASI, the Chairman of the embattled Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic Chapter, has thrown his weight behind the reintroduction of the monthly sanitation exercise in Lagos State by the administration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu . He stated that the reintroduction of the exercise will rejuvenate the consciousness of Lagosians to a cleaner environment. He made this stance while contributing to a discourse on the proposed re-introduction of monthly sanitation exercise on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform. The Unionist also condemned the immediate past…

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Sanwo-Olu Visits Olusosun Dumpsite

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Friday 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 Order we signed. This is where we receive 70 per cent of the waste in Lagos. The facility is 28years old so we want to ensure that it can receive waste for the next 23years’’,…

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2019 World Biodiversity Day: LASG Restates Commitment To Sustainable Biodiversity Management

The Lagos State Government has restated its commitment to sustainable biodiversity management through the creation of adequate awareness required for stimulating action towards the conservation of Biological Diversity and Economic Growth. Speaking in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in his office to commemorate the day, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye said that biodiversity of Lagos State was an essential asset that must be sustainably managed, wisely utilised and conserved for future generations. He noted that the United Nations had set aside the 22nd of…

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Lagos Assembly Set To Empower LAWMA

Stakeholders in the environment sector in Lagos State has commended the state House of Assembly for proposing an amendment to the Environmental law to empower the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) The stakeholders gave the commendation at a-Day Public Hearing on “A Law to Amend the Environmental Management and Protection Law 2017 organised by the House Committee on the Environment headed by Hon. Dayo Saka-Fafunmi (Ifako-Ijaiye I). According to the stakeholders, such step is timely to ensure cleaner and healthier environment in the state following the failure of the…

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Floods: LASG Allays Fears of Residents On Rainfall

The Lagos State Government on Monday assured residents that it had put in place necessary measures to address challenges posed by heavy rainfall, as we gradually approach the rainy season. Lagos residents experienced heavy downpour yesterday across the state causing heavy traffic  with many vehicles and pedestrians trapped in the flood. In a joint statement released in Alausa on Monday, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Fola Adeyemi and his counterpart in the Ministry of the Environment, Mr Abiodun Bamgboye, urged Lagosians to remain calm as the…

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