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Just In: LASG Seals Markets In Trade Fair Complex Over Environmental Infractions

The Lagos state government, on Sunday sealed ASPAMDA, BBA and other markets within the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex in Ojo local government area, over alleged environmental infractions.

The enforcement was carried out by officials of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) in partnership with Lagos Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses and Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC).

Spokeman for the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Kunle Adeshina, confirmed the enforcement on his X handle (formerly twitter).

Adesina said the agencies carried out the directive given by the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab.

He said ” Following the directives of HC MOE&WR, LAWMA Sunday 22nd October, 2023, shut ASPAMDA, BBA and other markets within the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex. The enforcement was carried out by officials of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) in partnership with Lagos Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses and Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) for poor waste disposal practices, non payment for waste disposal and general environmental sanitation infractions”.

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