The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) hasreaffirmed its unwavering commitment to environmental enforcement and set to take a tough stance, particularly on recalcitrant polluters in other to safeguard our environment.

This affirmation was made by the acting general manager of the agency, Mr. Kayode Bello during a top management meeting at the agency’s headquarters at ikeja on Friday.

According to him, the agency recognizes that protecting the environment is not just a moral obligation but an urgent necessity for the well-being of current and future generations, especially at this crucial ember months that are known to be associated with Socio -economic and religious activities and its negative attendants on both the human and the environment, if not timely curbed.

”“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 believes that robust enforcement of environmental regulations and laws is a critical step towards addressing pressing environmental issues, to serve as deterrent to others and further protect the right of innocent residents to a more conducive and friendly environment.” Bello reiterated

This renewed commitment to environmental sustainability according to the acting General Manager, is in tandem with the vision of the commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab geared towards promoting a healthier environment and a better quality of life for the good people of Lagos regardless of your socio status.

He also expressed his readiness to collaborate with othergovernment agencies, local communities, and environmentalstakeholders so as to enhance collective efforts in sustaining our common planet. Assuring that the agency would embark on aggressive advocacy to educate the public about the importance of environmental protection and the consequences of environmental violations, thoroughly investigate all reported environmental violations and professionally handled same in line with global best practices.

In addition to the official numbers -08097009030/08097009031 released by Bello, he also disclosed that the agency could be reached on various channels which include; the website www.laspal.gov.ng and also @Lasepa officials On IG/FBK & Twitter for ease of reporting environmental pollutions

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