Thursday, September 28, 2023

Lagos State Abandons Controversial KAI And Replaces It With New Sanitation Agency

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The Lagos State, the Government, in order to achieve improvement in health for residents has scrapped Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) and has replaced it with Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC. The move, according to the State Government, was part of the new environmental management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI, aimed at reforming Solid Waste Management Sector of the State.The development is to drive the State to the desired future of achieving clean, hygienic and flood-free environment. Consequently, 920 LAGESC Corps personnel, marine waste collection facilities and mechanized sweeping have been deployed across the state. Also expected soon across the state are facilities for residential waste collection and processing, commercial, industrial, hazardous and medical waste collection, as well as secondary and tertiary drainage maintenance.Photo Credit: Getty

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