Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday commended the efforts of the State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, for ensuring the removal of illegal dumping sites in the state.
The governor also condemned the improper disposal of waste by some residents of the state, adding that Lagosians should take part in keeping the state clean.
He added that cleaning the state requires a passion for hygiene and discipline, both of which make him a good candidate.
In a series of tweets through his profile, Mr. It’s an effort,” he wrote. .
“I moved @tokunbo_wahab to the role of Secretary of Environment and Water Resources because I saw the passion, pragmatism, and discipline required to accomplish difficult things.”
The governor also commended the proactiveness of the joint efforts of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency and the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps.
“In close collaboration with @Lawma_gov, @LasepaOfficial, @LAGESCOfficial and other agencies, they are in full swing in their efforts to clean up Lagos.”
The governor also attached a video showing an illegal dumping site in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of the state being transformed into a sandy area devoid of waste after the commencement of sanitation works.
“This is a very good example of the removal and rehabilitation of an illegal dumpsite in Amuwo Odofin.
“There are many such projects underway across the state, and we need the support of all residents to make this goal a success,” he wrote.
Mr. Sanwo-Olu appealed to the people of the state to “stop indiscriminate dumping.” Please put your waste in bags. Please patronize PSP operators. ”