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Environmentalists want Epie Creek in Yenagoa freed from water hyacinth

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) on Thursday, July 22, 2021 bemoaned the menace of water hyacinth on the Epie Creek in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. A water hyacinth ravaged creek The water channel serving as water transport route for several communities and fishing grounds appears to be no longer navigable.Mr Alagoa Morris, ...

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Lagos agency clears water hyacinth on waterways

Water Hyacinth

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has started the annual clearing and removal of water hyacinth from jetties, terminals and routes on the state inland waterways. A boy stands on a wooden jetty surrounded by water hyacinth at Sejo Village. Photo credit: Adeola Oladipupo General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, stated this in a statement he made available to newsmen ...

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LASWA, NGO empower 200 to turn water hyacinths into handcrafts

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), in collaboration with a non-profit organisation, MITIMETH, has empowered no fewer than 200 women and youths in turning water hyacinths to handcrafts. Mrs Achenyo Idachaba-Obaro displaying handcrafts made from water hyacinth General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, made the disclosure in Lagos at the opening of a centre for showcasing water hyacinth products ...

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