He listed the affected local government areas as: Rafi, Gurara, Paikoro, Suleja, Agaie, Katcha, Kontagora, Gbako, and Shiroro, Bosso, Chanchaga, Mashegu, Edati, Lavun, Lapai and Mokwa.
The President, Fishermen Association of Lagos State, Alhaji Fasasi Adekunle, on Monday, blamed multinational companies for water pollution and dearth of fish . While speaking in Lagos, he stated that the activities of these companies on the high sea leads to oil spill and chemical pollution. Adekunle further said that these have caused fishes to flee farther into the deep sea...
He further stated that offenders found guilty of indiscriminately dumping refuse in the state will be tried before any of its mobile courts.
The Enugu State Ministry of Environment has advised Nigerians to adopt a lifestyle of tree planting in a bid to control erosion in the country. This call was made by the Director of Climate Change, Enugu State Ministry of Environment, Mr. Nnamdi Arum, on Wednesday in Enugu. He noted that flooding and erosion could be effectively checked through tree planting. He also...
”With what we have seen, we have discovered that some buildings are encroaching on the waterways . “And what this means is that it will be difficult for water to flow freely, and when this happens, flood will occur just like what we experienced last week.
“The way to go is tree planting and prudent management of wastes in communities. “This is a conscious effort to combat environmental degradation in the state and it is good for Gombe State looking at the magnitude of desertification, erosion and others.
“Therefore, the forum will remain committed through action, creating awareness and sensitisation through various means in making the environment clean and green,” he stated.
“This is because a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. We must comply with the state government’s directive on monthly sanitation for healthy living,” Sule said.