Lagos Suspends December Monthly Sanitation for HolidaysFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos State Government has lifted the order restricting vehicular and human movement during the December monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise expected to come up on Saturday, 26th December, 2015 to allow free movement of persons during the end of year festive seasons and joyous transition into the New Year.
The State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, disclosed this on Tuesday at an interactive session with journalists in his office, Alausa, Ikeja urging Lagosians to still observe the monthly exercise and clean up their homes and immediate environment, irrespective of the lifting of the restriction order, which will resume in January.
He enjoined all and sundry to ensure that, the festival is celebrated in a clean and safe environment, emphasizing the old adage which says that ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’
He urged Lagosians to bag their wastes properly and allow for easy collection and disposal to designated dumpsites by LAWMA and PSP Operators.
According to him, “We should be reminded that a clean, safe and healthy environment promotes long life as well as reduces unnecessary health problems.”
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