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Oyetola lauds FG on ecological intervention in Osun

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Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has counseled the Federal Authorities on ecological intervention to sort out environmental challenges within the state.

He described the intervention as not solely fascinating but additionally essential to curbing the prevailing dangers and risks related to all ecological and environmental challenges in Osun.

The Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Benedict Alabi, gave the commendation on Tuesday, in the course of the inauguration and handover ceremony of the erosion and flood management works at Agbara Canal, in Ile-Ife.

The challenge is being funded by the Ecological Fund Workplace (EFO), underneath the supervision of the workplace of the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF).

Oyetola then warned folks towards indiscriminate dumping of refuse in canal and waterways to avert an array of environmental challenges that represent menace to lives and property of the citizenry.

The governor confused that the intervention would deliver solace to the neighborhood and its environs, including that this is able to additionally alleviate the hardship of neighbouring farmers and highway customers in the course of the wet season.

He assured that his administration would proceed to put excessive premium on issues regarding the normal wellbeing of the folks of the state.

 

He stated, “As you all know, our administration locations excessive premium on issues regarding the normal well-being of our folks. This intervention will not be solely fascinating, but additionally essential to curbing the prevailing threat and hazard related to all ecological and environmental challenges.

“The challenge will management the menace of abrasion and different ecological challenges on this space, which in current instances has turn into a worrisome scenario with a number of socioeconomic penalties”.

Talking on the occasion, the Everlasting Secretary, Ecological Fund Workplace, Dr Habiba Lawal, defined that the challenge was initiated via a request for pressing intervention forwarded to his workplace by the state authorities, for the aim of arresting the incessant erosion and flooding menace inside Agbara Canal.

“The resultant menace to lives and property is unquantifiable, therefore, the necessity for the intervention to assist this neighborhood “, Lawal posited.

Current on the occasion have been the Secretary to the State Authorities , Prince Wole Oyebamiji; Former Minister for Water sources, Engr Bashir Awotorebo; the State Commissioner for Surroundings and Sanitation, Engr Sola Oladepo; and the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Surroundings and Sanitation, Hon. Rufus Oyegbile, amongst others.

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