Improper disposal of waste is giving the Governor of Oyo State Engineer Seyi Makinde a cause for concern.
Frowning at the poor approach to environmental sanitation in Ibadan metropolis, appealing to residents of the state to properly dispose their waste.
The governor maintained that he had directed the agencies in charge to ensure strict compliance with environmental sanitation measures.
A statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa quoted the governor as stating that his government will not hesitate to invoke the full arm of extant laws against any erring person or groups of people on the issue of environmental sanitation.
“The state of environmental sanitation and waste disposal within the state capital is disturbing, and should give all the people a major concern as health is wealth”, he said.
The governor added that the indiscriminate dumping of refuse on the medians of major roads of the state capital had become worrisome and should be of concern to everybody that “cares about the hygiene of the people and the sanitation of the environment. This unwholesome act could constitute health hazard to the teeming populace of the city,” he said.
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