28th September, 2010
First lady of Lagos State, Mrs. Abimbola Fashola says environment sanitation is theÂ responsibility of everybody and not government alone.
Speaking at the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in Eti-Osa East Local CouncilÂ Development Area on Saturday, Dr. Titi Anibaba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of theÂ Environment who represented Mrs. Fashola at the event, said: â€œI am appealing to religiousÂ leaders, Christians and Muslims, traditional rulers and market leaders to join hands withÂ the local and state government in moving Lagos State forward.â€
The environmental sanitation train which began from Sangotedo area, the temporaryÂ headquarters of the Eti-Osa LCDA to Ajah bus stop to Ado road ended at Baale StreetÂ opposite Ado roundabout. The entourage included Dr. Titi Anibaba, Hon. Owolabi Yisa,Â Chairman of the LCDA, vice chairman, Hon. Rafiu Olufemi, Dr. Tokunbo Dabiri and a host ofÂ other dignitaries.
Hon. Yisa: â€œWe are more than ever before ready to aggressively chase off environmentalÂ nuisance from our council and assist the Lagos State government in its untiring effortsÂ at moving the state forward.â€