LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT GOES TOUGH AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE REFUSE DISPOSAL TO AVERT FLOODS

11/03/20

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DANIELS G.O

PRESS RELEASE

Ahead of heavy Rain forecast in Nigeria, Residents of Lagos state have been charged to prepare against flood.

The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello who disclosed this to newsmen said the figure was based on the forecasts of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NMET).

Considering the peculiarity of Lagos as a coastal state and its strategic position as the economic hub of the nation Bello said it was necessary to prepared ahead of time to mitigate the posible adverse effects of the seasonal rain fall.

He disclosed noted that the state government is doing much in this regard also to reduce possible effect,and one of such steps is to go tough against indiscriminate refuse disposal,especially on the drainage systems.

Tunji Bello said building of houses on water ways and sand filling drainage channels without permission will no longer be allowed in the state.

Markets with dirty environments are not to be spared.

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