The Lagos State Government has said that the monthly environmental sanitation will hold on Saturday May 31st, 2014, between the hours of 7:00am-10am across the state.
Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello who made the revelation urged residents of the state to embrace the exercise by cleaning their homes, drains and their environment adding that regular cleaning of the environment holds the key to healthy living and prosperity.
He called on residents not to dump waste in canals since it could impede the flow of storm water and warned residents who still patronize cart pushers to desist from this illegal act. He said the scope of the PSP Operators had been increased to further accommodate more residents of the State.
He warned Private /Commercial vehicle operators, interstate bus operators and transporters to comply with the restriction of vehicular movement order between 7.00am-10.00am adding that any vehicle caught violating this order would be dealt with appropriately, while passengers in such vehicles would also be prosecuted according to the State Sanitation Laws.
He also warned those who are in the habit of playing football on the highways and roads that law enforcement agents have been instructed to arrest violators and prosecute them according to the amended State Sanitation Edict of 1987.