Isolo LCDA constitutes environmental taskforce to curb illegal refuse dumping
By Abolaji Adebayo
The committee members
In its bid to promote healthy living and a cleaner environment, Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has constituted a taskforce committee to checkmate indiscriminate dumping of refuse at unauthorized places.
The 16-man committee was inaugurated by the Executive Chairman of the council, Hon. Shamsudeen Abiodun Olaleye in a brief inauguration ceremony held inside the council premises.
The council boss charged the committee members to discharge their duties with utmost commitment and sincerity noting that they must stand firm against indiscriminate dumping of refuse bins at unauthorized locations.
He added that the team is expected to patrol the streets to discourage residents from dumping refuse bins beside the road and inside the mnedian.
According to the council boss, the team is expected to work with officers of the Lagos State Environmental Corps (LAGESC) and could effect arrest of recalcitrant residents who failed to heed warnings.
The team is expected to work in two shifts for effective coverage of the black spots within the council area.
The committee which is headed by Babatunde Adewale has other members which include Fatai Jimson, Lanre Ariyo, Sulaiman Yekini, Jamiu Olanrewaju, Muri Osho, Fatade Ahmed, Seyi Sobowale, HajaratOlaniyan and Doye Ogundipe.
Others are Adekunle Aremu, Ayanwola Kojo, Sebatine Nzekwe, Babalola Elijah, Adamoh Fatola and Segun Sunday.