August 19, 2018

Kaduna has the highest rate of waste generation – Report

Kaduna has the highest rate of waste generation – Report

The Zoom Lion Global Alliance, a waste disposal company, says residents of Kaduna state will soon begin to pay between N200 and N3,000 monthly levy for door to door waste collection. The company’s Managing Director, Mrs Abiola Bashorun, disclosed this during an assessment tour of dump sites and transfer station in Kaduna on Wednesday.

Bashorun said her company had been given the approval by the Kaduna State Government to embark on smooth waste management as well as improve the state’s internally generated revenue.

According to her, the rate of waste generation in the state is extremely high when compared to other bigger states, hence the need for strategic intervention to meet up with the challenge. “The levy will be based on property, location and income cadre. “People in GRA with the biggest house will be paying N3,000 while in places where we have low income earners will be levied as low as N200 monthly,“ she said. Read more

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