The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency has reaffirmed its commitment to environmental law enforcement, saying it will go tough on “recalcitrant polluters in order to safeguard our environment.”
The Director, Monitoring Compliance and Enforcement, LASEPA, Mr Kayode Bello, in a statement on Sunday, said, “Our commitment to environmental enforcement is non-negotiable. We will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that those who pollute our environment for self-interest are held accountable.
“We firmly believe that robust enforcement of environmental regulations and laws is a critical step towards addressing pressing environmental issues, to serve as a deterrent to others and further protect the right of innocent residents to a more conducive and friendly environment.”
Bello said LASEPA’s renewed commitment to environmental sustainability was in tandem with the vision of the Commissioner for the Environment, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, towards promoting a healthier environment and a better quality of life for Lagos residents, regardless of social status.
He also expressed his readiness to collaborate with other government agencies, local communities, and environmental stakeholders so as to enhance collective efforts in sustaining the planet.
He added that the agency would embark on aggressive public advocacy on the importance of environmental protection and the consequences of environmental violations.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.
Contact: [email protected]
- Health2 days ago
25 Healthy Chili Recipes for Weight Loss
- Sports1 day ago
See: Leicester City‘s Iheanacho talks up possible bout with ex-WBC Cruiserweight Champion Tony Bellew
- News1 day ago
Equity investors suffer N1.5tn loss amid surging bond yields
- Local2 days ago
Ododo, the Kogi flower blossoming before November
- Sports22 hours ago
‘I still have something to offer’ – 34-year-old Rangers CEO Amobi declares after win against Nigeria Tornadoes
- Entertainment21 hours ago
Nigerian Woman’s Angry Facebook Post Goes Viral After Her Ex Tagged Her In His Pre-Wedding Photos
- Sports18 hours ago
NPFL Round-up: Zaruma sees red for Sporting, Amobi debuts for Enugu Rangers and Remo Stars return to winning ways
- Sports17 hours ago
Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare reacts to online racial abuse after penalty miss in Gent vs Club Brugge clash