Cleaner Lagos Initiative announces hotlines for feedback, enquiries from residents

Cleaner Lagos Initiative announces hotlines for feedback, enquiries from
…Says residents can ask questions, make suggestions


The Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) has announced 08042532637, and 08139840260
as hotline numbers through which residents can directly make enquiries, complaints
or offer suggestions on waste management in Lagos State.
The hotline provided by the CLI will further deepen the ongoing efforts by the
government towards managing waste in the state.
In addition to the hotline, residents can also find out more information about CLI by
As part of efforts to achieve a cleaner, healthy and safer environment, the state
government assigned Visionscape, a leading global environmental utility group, to
provide waste management services in Lagos.
Several activities such as ‘Operation Deep Clean,’ Waste bag distribution,
stakeholders’ engagement forums, distribution of waste bins across the state,
training of Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) personnel and
sensitization of traders have been put in place by the governments to ensure
successful implementation of the initiative.
CLI will ensure regular collection of waste with trucks by properly kitted operators,
proper distribution of bins across the state, effective operation of sanitation workers,
regular cleaning of waterways, highways and drainage system to prevent flooding.
The program which was initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode led
government aims to make Lagos the greenest city in Africa by 2029, reducing the
accumulation of solid waste, promoting reducing, reusing and recycling practices,
preventing public littering and disposal of waste, and treatment of waterways,
wastewater and sewage.
Furthermore, the initiative aims at reducing greenhouse gas emission and air
pollution to decrease the impact on climate change, engaging in environmental
based projects to address and reverse degradation and decrease Lagos’ crime rate
with the creation of over 30, 000 direct and indirect jobs intended to alleviate poverty.



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