Ministry of Environment & Water Resources
The mandate of the Ministry was primarily to secure a clean, healthier and sustainable environment that will be conducive for tourism, economic growth and wellbeing of its citizenry.
In the year 2005, two offices were created under the Ministry namely: Office of Environmental Services (OES) and Office of Drainage Services (ODS). — Read More
Office of Environmental Services & Water Resources
The Office has Administration and Human Resource, Environmental Health, Legal Services, Enforcement and Advocacy, Environmental Management, Planning Unit, Finance and Account, Public Affairs and Research, Internal Audit, Procurement and ICT.
Office of Drainage Services & Water Resources
The Office has Administration and Human Resource, Finance and Account, Drainage Construction / Dredging, Drainage Maintenance and Operation / EFAD, Drainage Enforcement and Compliance, Water Resources, Project and Planning.
Messages from the Ministry
News & Publications
Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned a sewage truck driver (name withheld) before a Magistrate Court Oshodi, for allegedly discharging sewage in a drain in the Amuwo Odofin Housing Estate, Mile 2. The suspect has been remanded by the magistrate till Tues February 6 and faces a possible prison sentence or a fine of N500,000
Lagos Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources Tokunbo Wahab on Tuesday told members of the Lekki Residents Association that the decision to remove inner street gates in Lekki 1 was taken in the larger interest of all residents of the state. Tokunbo Wahab who spoke at a stakeholders meeting convened by his transport counterpart,
…as EFAG Director bows out meritoriously The Lagos State Government on recently rewarded operatives of the Emergency Flood Abatement Gang (EFAG) for their contribution to a flood free Lagos while encouraging them to be more committed in the new year. Speaking during the end of Year party and Award ceremony held at Alausa, Commissioner for
Lagos State Government on Wednesday expressed it’s readiness to collaborate with willing foreign investors to boost economic vibrancy in the state. The Commissioner for Environment and Water , Mr. Tokunbo Wahab made this known during a business meeting with officials of the Lekki Free zone at Alausa, Commissioner, saying that the present administration is committed
…yields to plea, gives the property owners option of devising alternate solutions to re-establish setbacks, prevent demolitions The Lagos state Government Thursday continued its exploration of dialogue with property owners on drainage setbacks by meeting those on the corridor of Lekki County, Ikota GRA, Megamunds Estate, Ajiran, Agungi, Orchid, Oral II and environs, yielding to
The Lagos State Government and British High Commission in Nigeria is set to partner on generation of energy from solid waste as well as recycling for an improved Economy. Speaking during a business visit to the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources by Delegates from the British High Commission, Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources,