LAGOS APPREHENDS, ARRAIGNS TRUCK DRIVER FOR DISCHARGING SEWAGE IN DRAIN IN MILE 2

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 in line with provisions of 2017 Environmental Management Protection Law.

The truck which allegedly discharges d sewage at the drain in front of Block 389 in the Amuwo Odofin Estate daily from 8pm till 5.30am has been impounded and detained at the Alausa Waste Water Treatment Plant.

The State Waste Water Management Office also announced that the owner of the truck will additionally be arraigned before the Magistrate Court on Tuesday in addition to summoning the Association of Sewage Dislodgers to a meeting on Monday, February 5th, 2024 while surveillance will be stepped up at black spots #CleanerLagos