Press Releases

  • 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 […]

  • LAGOS PARLEYS INVESTORS ON CLI

    To ensure the success of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) as an extensive and sustainable waste management system, the Lagos State Government has sought partnership with the private sector.   The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare while speaking at the Cleaner Lagos Initiative investors’ roundtable in Victoria Island on Thursday, maintained that the […]

  • LASG TO DEMOLISH BUILDINGS ON DRAINAGE CHANNELS

    The Lagos State Government has directed owners of buildings that blocked the water channels in all the flood-prone areas, especially Dolphin and Ilubirin Estates to quit their buildings or face demolition by the Government. The directive was given by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode while reacting to media enquiries on the efforts of […]