Browsing: Tunji Bello

Speaking at an advocacy  programme on Wetlands and Biodiversity Conservation for Lagos East Senatorial District  held at the Afe Babalola Hall, University  of Lagos, Akoka,  Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello said such awareness is required in order to foster community participation in Wetlands management across the state.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, bolstered the fleet of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) with 102 units of brand new locally assembled compactor trucks and 100 units of double dino waste bins in a bid to reduce turn-around time in waste evacuation within the metropolis, thereby achieving cleaner and healthier environment.

Speaking at the handover at Alausa, which also featured the unveiling of an Air Monitoring Station located at six different locations, a Digital E-Library and a hybrid vehicle, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said the new additions will empower the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency to be better positioned to perform its regulatory roles.

Addressing participants at a one-day Stakeholders workshop on the draft policy at LCCI Conference Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said stakeholders input was very important in shaping an effective and acceptable policy that will reduce the burden of plastic waste before enacting the policy.