Officials of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) have raised the alarm over attempts by those they referred to as saboteurs to frustrate the state’s new waste management policy.
They said the saboteurs were determined to kill all efforts to make Lagos cleaner and healthier.
A senior CLI, who preferred anonymity said it was unfortunate that those who felt the new arrangement would affect them adversely were working hard to sabotage it by all means, including deliberate dumping of large volume of waste in public places.
The official said: “Take for instance, the picture of heaps of refuse under the Idumagbo Pedestrian Bridge that was published today (yesterday) in a national daily. The refuse at that spot was evacuated just overnight and the team finished by 3am today (Sunday) and by 3am, the heap of refuse was back there, including a fully loaded LAWMA big refuse container that was not there previously.Read more