Lagos To Deploy Environmental Health Inspectors

In a bid to ensure that citizens of the state adhere strictly to environmental laws, the Lagos state government is set to deploy environmental health inspectors that would monitor activities Lagos residents.

Lagos State Government, after the monthly environmental sanitation exercise, on Saturday warned residents of the state against indiscriminate disposal of wastes.

Speaking after the sanitation of Odi-Olowo/Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area of the state, Mr Babatunde Hunpe, Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwumi Ambode on Environment, warned every residents of the state to abide by environmental laws to promote healthy living.

He also warned those who built structures on the drainage channels to remove them immediately, promising that drains in the area would be re-channeled for free flow of water.

He said: “the technical team of the ministry will visit the areas again on August 29 to look at all the black spots to begin operation, adding that environmental health inspectors would also be deployed to monitor the area and prevent residents from dumping wastes into the drains”.

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