Press Releases

  • 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 […]

  • LASG SEEKS SUPPORT OF IKORODU DIVISION ON CLI

    In its continued efforts of seeking understanding and acceptance of Lagosians on the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) as an innovation in solid waste management, the Lagos State Government has taken the advocacy and enlightenment programme to Ikorodu Division of the State. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye, said that the need […]

  • LASG EMPLOYS ADVOCACY TO SEEK COOPERATION OF CITIZENS ON CLI

    As the stage is now set for the grand launch of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, The Lagos State Government has begun to seek the buy-in and understanding of the citizens on the new efforts in solid waste management through advocacy and enlightenment. ­­ The Lagos State Government has lined up series of advocacy programme to […]

  • LASG EMPLOYS ADVOCACY TO SEEK COOPERATION OF CITIZENS ON CLI

    As the stage is set for the grand launch of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, The Lagos State Government has begun to seek the buy-in and understanding of the citizens on the new efforts in solid waste management through advocacy and enlightenment. Speaking at a Stakeholders meeting on Friday at NECA Hall, CBD, Alausa, the Commissioner […]

  • LASG GOES TOUGH ON ILLEGAL WASTE DUMPS

    -As a PSP operator is apprehended dumping with trucks The Lagos State Government has warned residents fond of deliberately dumping refuse in unauthorized places to henceforth desist from such act or face the full wrath of the law. This warning was issued by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare during an Operation Deep […]