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Welcome To Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment was established in 1979 by the first elected Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande when it was carved out of the then Ministry of Works and Transport. It was later merged with Ministry of Physical Planning and became Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning.

In 2003, the administration of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu separated the office of the Environment from Physical Planning and upgraded the present Office of the Environment to a full- fledged Ministry. The mandate of the Ministry was primarily to secure a clean, healthier and sustainable Environment which will be conducive for tourism, economic growth and well being of its citizenry


“A flood- free, hygienic and beautiful Lagos.”


“To foster a clean, healthy, sustainable Environment for the well being of citizenry through the application of best practices in Environmental Management.”

Annual Events

Climate Change Summit

summit-iconClimate change which is caused substantially by the emission of Greenhouse gases into the atmosphere has indeed become one of the most threatening contemporary environmental issues across the globe.

World Environment Day

world-iconThe World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year to draw world’s attention to the urgent need to save our environment. As it is the practice, the Lagos State Government joined the rest of the world…

Tree Planting Programme

tree-planting-iconYou may recall that in February 2009, the Tree Planting Unit was created to manage and maintain the Tree population State-wide, as a way of responding to the urgent need to mitigate the harmful effect of global warming, resulting…

Walk For Nature

walk for nature-iconWe cannot overemphasize the importance of walking, as a natural exercise, to man’s health and the environment. When we walk more, we stay close to nature; reduce vehicular emissions which contribute to global warming,