Ogun collaborates with LGs, CDAs on effective environmental sanitation

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Ogun State Government has affirmed that it will henceforth collaborate with the Local Government Councils and Community Development Associations on effective environmental sanitation in the state.

Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment stated this when he led a team of environmental sanitation officials to Abeokuta North and South Local Government to monitor the exercise.

Oresanya said since the local government councils are the first responder on environmental and sanitation issues, there is the need for better collaboration with them and various community development associations who are directly under them for a better, clean, safe and healthy environment.

He, therefore, called on them to cooperate with the state government so that together they will usher in a new culture of cleanliness throughout the length and breadth of the state for a more egalitarian society.

Inspecting the Agbajoowo Community in Elega-Idofin CDA, the Special Adviser advised the leaders on the need to ensure proper cleaning and disposal of their waste and directed the waste Private Service Provider PSP assigned to the community to be more effective.

Also, Hon. Adebayo Ayorinde, Chairman Abeokuta North Local Government, while speaking after the monitoring exercise praised the new collaboration between the state and local government areas on environmental issues saying that it will rub off on the well-being of the people and cleanliness of the state.