Press Releases

  • LASG URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN MINING, DREDGING ACTIVITIES

    The government of Lagos State has urged sand miners and dredgers in the State to be mindful of their impacts on the environment and operate in manners that would prioritise the protection of the environment. This charge was giving today by Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, the Commissioner for the Environment during his welcome address at […]

  • LASG ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE SANITATION PRACTICES

    The Lagos State Government today joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day by promoting healthy sanitation practices among Lagosians Speaking during the celebration of the 2017 World Toilet Day in Ojodu-Berger Bus Terminus, the Commissioner of the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, maintained that the celebration brings to the front […]

  • LAGOS SHARES CLI VISION WITH ONDO

    The Lagos State Government has shared its experience in implementing the Cleaner Lagos Initiative with Ondo State, saying, as a matter of policy, it was always ready to share with other states of the federation, experience garnered in managing the State. Speaking, while receiving his Ondo State Counterpart, Mr. Funsho Esan in Alausa on Thursday, […]

  • LASG ASKS TRADERS TO VACATE ROAD OR FACE SANCTIONS

    ….obtains traders agreement on fencing The Lagos State Government has asked traders, particularly those in Ogba market and its environs to vacate the road or face heavy sanctions, saying no one is permitted to convert the road, road medians, set-backs and walkways into markets or street shops. This was made known by the Commissioner for […]

  • LASG GOES TOUGH ON OPEN URINATION

    … Arrests Five … Vows to sustain environmental cleanliness In its efforts to rid the environment of all infractions, the Lagos State Government has arrested five individuals for urinating openly on the streets of Lagos. The five persons, Bokovou Ettiene, Ajetunmobi James, Adeuga Adetola, Emmanuel Adekola and Ishola Akanbi, were arrested by the Special Adviser […]

  • AMBODE APPOINTS ENVIRONMENTALIST AS LASPARK GM

      Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola as the New General Manager of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK). Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, an environmentalist and young entrepreneur, was educated at Fisk University USA, Vanderbilt University and the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United Kingdom. Abiola […]

  • ADEJARE RALLIES MUSLIMS TO PROMOTE UNITY

    As Muslim faithfuls are observing the holy month of Ramadan, they have been urged to promote unity and peace and offer prayers to enhance peaceful co- existence amongst Lagosians. This call was made by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Samuel Babatunde Adejare while speaking at the 14th edition of the annual SABACO Ramadan Lecture […]

  • LASG CREATES 40,000 JOBS THROUGH CLEANER LAGOS INITIATIVES

    -27,500 direct jobs for Community Sanitation Workers                     -over 10,000 indirect jobs   As part of its job creation and empowerment drive, the Lagos State Government is creating 40,000 jobs through the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) which the government has embarked upon to reform the solid Waste Management sector in the state.   The Commissioner […]

  • ADEJARE URGES CDCs/ CDAs TO ADVOCATE CLI

    In continuation of the on-going Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) advocacy, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, the Commissioner for the Environment, has urged Community Development Committees/ Community Development Associations to advocate CLI in their respective communities. He made this call in Lagos Island on Tuesday at the CLI advocacy meeting with stakeholders in the Lagos Island division of […]

  • LASG URGES LAGOSIANS TO BE MINDFUL OF THE ENVIRONMENT AS THEY CELEBRATE SALLAH

    LASG URGES LAGOSIANS TO BE MINDFUL OF THE ENVIRONMENT AS THEY CELEBRATE SALLAH   …….Says no sale of Rams on Highways and Roads. The Lagos State Government has called on Lagosians to be mindful of the Environment as they celebrate the Id-l-Kabir festival this weekend. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, The Commissioner for the […]

  • LASG APPREHENDS WOMAN FOR DUMPING REFUSE IN DRAINS

    The Lagos State Government has arrested a middle aged woman, Afusat Tiamiyu, who was caught emptying refuse bins into the drainage at Iyana-Odo junction, Alagbaa, Agege, during the last week-end rain. A video of the woman when pouring six bags of refuse into the drainage during the rain was recorded by a concerned citizen and […]

  • LASG TASKS LEKKI RESIDENTS ON ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEILLANCE

    Lagos State Government has urged Lekki residents to be observant and protective of their immediate environment and not leave their neighborhood at the mercy of miscreants who are fond of degrading the environment. This call was made by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare during his inspection tour of Lekki Phase 1 over […]