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.
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I am delighted to have addressed the distinguished guests, and esteemed delegates at the Lagos State Side event on the Lagos Climate Adaptation & Resilience Plan (LCARP) in the Nigeria Pavilion at the ongoing #COP28 in Dubai, UAE. Lagos, our beloved city, with its vibrant heartbeat and dynamic spirit, faces a significant challenge. Our position as
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday appraised the pre-eminent roles teachers play in the mental and collective development of students, saying they helped develop various learners’ skills amongst them. “Teachers help their students develop an awareness of creative, dynamic, effective and efficient environmental protection and management responsibilities” he said The Permanent Secretary Office of Environmental
The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab on Sunday issued a seven day contravention notice to owners of buildings lying within the seven meter setback on Orchid rd, Agungi, Ajiran, Conservation Road, Osapa all along the Ikota River. Wahab made the declaration alongside the Special Adviser Environment, Mr Olakunle
Dr Gaji Omobolaji Tajudeen, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services said the designated public toilets must be in line with the extant regulatory permit granted to them by respective government Agencies vis a vis Environmental Impact Assessment approval. Earlier in his address, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr Gaji Omobolaji Tajudeen noted
Lagos State Environment and Water Resources Commissioner, Tokunbo Wahab and SA Environment, Olakunle Rotimi-Akodu over the weekend convened a meeting with PSP waste operators, harping on improved service delivery and transparency. Addressing the executive of the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM) during a meeting at Alausa, he noted that their modes of operations
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday rallied experts in the engineering sector for inputs in the development of a secondary Drainage master plan in its efforts to reduce flooding issues in the State. Addressing participants during a stakeholders workshop on Lagos State Secondary Drainage masterplan (Priority one) held at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Secretariat, Alausa. the