Governor Oyebanji’s Aides Engaged Iyalojas, Artisans, Other Stakeholders On Healthy Environment (Watch Video)

  • By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti

As part of his administration efforts at ensuring a clean, healthy and safe environment, the Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has again demonstrated his love and commitment to fostering a decent environment in the state.

The meeting which was held as a result of the distribution of the newly fabricated Special Dino Bins across strategic locations in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital was successful as it was aimed at curbing indiscriminate waste disposal in the state.


Speaking at the one-day stakeholders engagement on waste management and Dino Bins distribution through the office of the Director General; Bureau of Community Communications, Hon. (Mrs) Mary Oso-Omotoso in collaboration with the Ekiti State Waste Management Authority under the leadership of Chief (Mrs) Tosin Aluko-Ajisafe; the Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources in the state.

The commissioner who highlighted the need for proper waste disposal and where the new Dino Bins will be placed for easy access to everyone in the state capital described the development as timely.

According to the stakeholders, over 40 Dino Bins was approved by His Excellency, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, 20 of the Dino Bins have been fabricated and it’s ready to be used while the remaining 20 Dino Bins will be ready soon for the second batch of the program.

Held at the spacious Lady Jibowu Hall in the Governor’s Office, highlights of the special meeting is designed to foster effective collaboration and communication with key stakeholders ahead of the Dino bins distribution in order to ensure broad compliance and successful implementation of the waste management initiative.

During an interactive section at the event, Governor Oyebanji’s Aides seeks for a total corporation from all residents of the state especially the state capital and others that are in one way or the other have direct impact on the environment to deem it fit to make use of the Dino Bins and also to register with EKSWAMA for proper waste carrier and disposal.

Stakeholders were equipped with vital information regarding their expectations and responsibilities, enhancing public awareness in anticipation of the distribution exercise. It was disclosed that the program is meant for all the Local Governments, LCDAs, towns and villages across Ekiti state and that the second face of the distribution is under way.

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