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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News & Publications
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo -Olu on Thursday received the Presidential Technical Committee for the development of a comprehensive plan of action for preventing flood disasters in Nigeria, urging the FG to dredge major rivers in Nigeria. Receiving the committee on behalf of Mr. Governor, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water
…….. Says EFAG cleaned over 624 kilometers of drains across the State in 2022 ……gives 13th-month salary, health insurance policy and rewards 26 personnel. The Lagos State Government over the weekend feted, and rewarded hardworking operatives of the Emergency Flood Abatement Gang (EFAG), urging them to be more committed in the discharge of their duties.
….. Joins Global Community to Celebrate 2022 World Toilet Day The Lagos State Saturday, joined the global community in marking World Toilet Day, stating that it has constructed over167 Public Toilets in designated areas and registered over 635 Public Toilet Operators as part of efforts to prevent open defecation. Speaking at the 2022 celebrations held
The Lagos State Government as part of efforts to eradicate open defecation and urination on Thursday engaged public toilet operator to continually promote healthy sanitation practices in public toilet management across the State. Speaking during the second edition of the training workshop for public Toilet operators held at Ikeja, Lagos, the Permanent Secretary, Office of
Lagos State Government on Monday issued a fresh Update to all waterfront residents of highbrow Ikoyi, Lekki, and Victoria Island and coastal areas of Epe and Badagry to be wary of backflow due to the high tide in the Lagos lagoon. In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources,
The Lagos State Government in conjunction with Nigerian Conservation Foundation NCF is set to hold the 15th edition of the Annual Walk for Nature which will this year highlight the importance of preserving Nature and improving the quality of life across the state. Addressing a press conference to sensitize the public on the importance of