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Waste management: Lagos invests N2bn on dumpsites rehabilitation

Olusosun dumpsite

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 said that it had invested over N2 billion towards the rehabilitation of dumpsites across the state for effective waste management. Scavengers at the Olusosun dumpsite in Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known during the unveiling of 102 new compactor trucks and 100 double dino bins at Lagos ...

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Oyo closes dumpsites, bans waste collectors from collecting money from clients

Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Government on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 prohibited private sector operators (PSP) on waste collection from collecting fees from their clients. Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Dr Lateef Oyeleke, who announced this in a statement in Ibadan, the state capital, also said that all the dump sites in Ibadan, such as ...

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New Oyo dumpsite to improve Ibadan refuse management

Seyi Makinde

Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday, February 25, 2021 inaugurated the Awotan dumpsite on Akufo Road, as part of measures to improve waste/refuse management in Ibadan metropolis. Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Speaking at the occasion, Makinde said the site, which had been upgraded to landfill, would provide job opportunities to some 3000 people. The governor, who ...

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Six die, 11 injured in Sri Lanka dump landslide

Sri-Lanka

A landslide at a massive waste site on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Sri Lanka‘s capital killed at least six people and injured 11 as emergency workers dug into the mountain of trash to save survivors buried in dozens of houses. The 91-metre-high rubbish dump at the northeastern edge of Colombo collapsed on Friday when a fire broke out at its ...

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