The Lagos State Government on Monday asked residents living close to the dump at the Olusosun area, Ojota, to relocate in order to prevent health hazards associated with inhalation of smoke billowing from the dump.
The dump had been on fire since Wednesday last week with thick black smoke billowing from it. The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Hakeem Dickson, gave the notice of relocation to the residents during a press conference on ‘Vision Zero’ in Ikeja.
Dickson said, “The smoke has continued to billow and the advice became necessary to prevent health hazards.” The safety commission boss also said the state government was working towards ensuring zero accident in the next three years. Read more