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Ogun pledges special attention to aged, physically challenged on waste management

By Gbenga Akinfenwa
16 December 2021   |   3:25 am
Ogun State government has pledged to give special attention to the aged and physically-challenged in its waste management services.

Dapo Abiodun. Photo/TWITTER/dabiodunMFR

Ogun State government has pledged to give special attention to the aged and physically-challenged in its waste management services.
 
Governor Dapo Abiodun announced this during a meeting with Waste Private Sector Participants (PSP), Waste Managers and Vendors, at the Valley-View auditorium, Isale-Igbein in Abeokuta.
 
Represented by his Special Adviser on Environment and Chief Executive Officer of the Ogun State Waste Management Authority (OGWAMA), Mr. Ola Oresanya, the governor said the aged deserved special attention and services in appreciation of their invaluable contributions to the development of state during their active years, while the physically challenged should been shown care through the special waste management services.

He directed the PSP to forward their names and addresses of these categories of residents in their area of operations to the state government through the OGWAMA for proper implementation of the special services.

Governor Abiodun also charged the PSP and the waste managers on the need to keep the state clean during the forthcoming festive period through special operations adding that just like the government they have social contract with the people by collecting wastes regularly for proper disposal.

He further urged residents to stop dumping refuse on roadsides and medians, saying that Ogun State is known for cleanliness and will spare no effort at maintaining that standard.