September 18, 2021

 The Magistrate’s Court,…

 The Magistrate’s Court,…

The Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Oshodi, Isolo Local Government, has sentenced 18 environmental offenders to one week imprisonment or a fine of ₦5,000, for illegal dumping of waste and defacing of the environment, while one of the offenders was sentenced to three months imprisonment or a fine of ₦100,000, for open defecation.

The offenders were apprehended by LAWMA enforcement team at different locations in the state, such as Oyingbo, Ayobo, Abule Egba, Agege Isokoko, Ikeja and Ekoro Agbeleka, while committing the various offences.

LAWMA restated its total commitment to stamping out all forms of indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the metropolis, urging residents to imbibe the tenets of cleaner environment and proper waste disposal, as there would be no hiding place for defaulters.

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