Lagos arrests cart pushers, residents for dumping waste on road medians, canals

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The Lagos State Government on Wednesday arrested a total of 24 persons including cart pushers, street traders and some residents for dumping waste on road medians and canals contrary to the Environmental Sanitation Laws of the State.

Cart pushers, street traders and some residents arrested for illegal dumping of refuse on road medians and canals by the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) on Wednesday, January, 24, 2018

The suspects, who have been charged before the Special Offences Court sitting in Ogba, Ikeja, were arrested in an early morning operation carried out by men of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) recently inaugurated by the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode.

Giving details on the operation, LAGESC Corps Marshal, Daniel Isiofia said the suspects were arrested following investigation which revealed that cart pushers and some…



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