Ogun sets up agency to tackle dirty environment.

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Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

As part of move to improve waste disposal and create a clean and healthy environment,the Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has established Ogun state Waste Management Authority,OGWAMA.

The Governor has also appointed designated Mr Ola Oresanya as Special Adviser to oversee waste evacuation and management in the State.

Mr Oresanya, according to statement from the governor’s Spokesman, Kunle Somorin who had since resumed duty told Waste Managers how the new Agency would work at a meeting held recently in Abeokuta

He said henceforth waste Managers in the state must have at least two compatibles, evidence of three years tax payment to the Ogun state government and valid registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

Mr Oresanya also disclosed that the agency which would become fully operational in January and would partner with contractors and investors in the sector for optimal performance.

He therefore urged the waste managers to be up and doing as the state government is determined to have a clean, healthy and prosperous environment through the newly established waste management authority.

Also speaking at the meeting, the the  Director,Waste in the agency, Mr Akinbode Sofela urged the waste managers to cooperate with the state government in her desire to rid the state of all form of wastes either public,commercial or industrial.

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