Clean Environment: OGWAMA To Deploy Compactors, Sweepers, Others For Eid-El Kabir Celebration


Ogun State Waste Management Authority (OGWAMA) has revealed its readiness to embark on a special wastes disposal operation to keep the state clean and tidy during Eid-El Kabir celebration.

Chief Executive Officer of OGWAMA, Mr Ola Oresanya disclosed that the special operation which would involve massive deployment of compactors, loaders and sweepers became necessary to take care of high volume of wastes expected to be generated during the annual feast of the sacrifice.

Oresanya, who also is the Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment therefore enjoined residents and visitors to the state during this celebration to cooperate with those involved in exercise to make it a huge success by ensuring that their refuse especially wastes from animals and livestock used for the celebration were properly packed for easy collection.

Also, he urged motorists to be mindful of caution signs as sweepers and other environmental workers would be on duty throughout the period for this essential exercise.

While wishing all especially Muslim adherents Barka de Sallah, he thanked residents, commercial outlets, medical facilities and industries for their continuous cooperation with the waste authority which has made Ogun state cleaner and safer.