The Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Comrade Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh has affirmed that regeneration of the environment and its sustainability remain the topnotch priority of his administration.
Speaking to newsmen in Festac Town, Lagos shortly after inspecting the ongoing clearing of weeds in some parts of Festac Town, Adosoba and Mile 2, the council boss noted that “I am impressed with the progress made so far on the environment.
“As Amuwo Odofin Local Government continue to grow and expand with its attendant pressure on the environment, it is expedient that we make efforts to improve and make it healthier for people to live in”.
The Amuwo Odofin LG boss also canvassed for stakeholders’ support in protecting the environmental landscape of the local government stating that his visit to the office of Vissionscape, a waste management company for Lagos State has helped him see the vision of the Governor and Government of Lagos State on waste management for a Mega City and as such he has partnered with the company for preliminary evacuation of waste in Amuwo Odofin LG which can be seen across the LG especially at the Jakande low cost housing estate where the company brought twelve 30 turn tippers and mechanical shovels to evacuate illegal waste that were dumped along the road median.
He further said that environmental department of the local government has also continued with the evacuation of waste, silt and vegetal waste all across the local government.