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Cleaner Lagos Initiative
There is confusion regarding the actual employers of the 300 street sweepers’ supervisors that were recently sacked in Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, denied the rumor that he was a shareholder in VisionScape, the foreign waste manager currently handling waste collection in Lagos State.
The Lagos state government says the collaboration between private sector participants (PSP) operators and Visionscape Sanitation will lead to the removal of heaps of refuse from the streets in a few days.
The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state.
Visionscape Sanitation Solutions Ltd. on Friday assured Lagos residents that refuse was set to disappear from roads and houses in the state, as stakeholders in the waste collection network had resolved their differences.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has assured that the state government would engage scavengers and other workers at the Olusosun dumpside on ways to make their lives bearable.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday justified the decision of the State Government to shut down the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, saying the location of the facility was no longer healthy both for trading activities and residents living in the neighborhood.
The Wednesday morning fire at Olusosun dumpsite in Lagos burnt seven buses belonging to LAGBUS Asset Management Limite, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has learnt.
A civil rights organization, the Save Lagos Group, has described the current administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as a burden on the over 25 million residents of Lagos State.
Visionscape Sanitation Solution says it will employ 200 scavengers at its Landfill sites to help in the sorting of waste as part of move to boost the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI.
The Lagos State Government has warned traders in the state to desist from dumping refuse in unauthorised places in the market and streets, vowing to sanction defaulters.
Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has warned residents of Lagos against dumping refuse in public places, saying the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI, is for the benefit of all and called for support for Visionscape in a bid to rid the state of refuse.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had arrested four officials of a Private Sector Participant (PSP) operator in waste management, Ayomide Olayinka Ventures, for dumping waste on the street along the Central Business District (CBD) of Lagos Island ”in the middle of the night”.
A Chinese long-distance runner, Mo Mo, has joined others in commending the organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, saying it was a well-packaged race.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday assured residents that waste deposited on major highways and streets around the state would no longer be visible in a couple of weeks.
The Lagos State Government and the environmental utility group contracted to implement the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, have intensified evacuation of waste in black spots and illegal dump sites across the metropolis.
The government of Lagos State yesterday pleaded with residents not to panic over the heaps of refuse in the state, assuring that it was already addressing the menace and issues that led to it.
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