Oyo terminates contract with private waste contractors


Oyo State Gov, Abiola Ajimobi

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan

The Oyo State Government on Thursday disclosed that its contracts with all private waste contractors have been terminated with effect from May 5.

The Oyo State Waste Management Authority, OYOWMA, now has the mandate with full responsibility for the collection of wastes in line with its commitment to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment.

The government also disclosed that it had commissioned WestAfricaENRG, a leading Environmental Solutions company in Nigeria, to manage OYOWMA as well as take care of the full operational and legal duties of OYOWMA in the State.

The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun explained that the management of OYOWMA was changed under the Public Private Partnership laws, adding that the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources would still play a key role in the…

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