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Lagos outlines World Environment Day plans

04 June 2015, 08:58Augustine Osayande

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Abuja - Lagos State will on Friday join the rest of the international community to mark this year’s World Environment Day. The day will be commemorated under the theme, “Seven Billion Dreams, One Planet. Consume With Care.”

The State Ministry of Environment confirmed local commemorations.

It added that the event would be marked simultaneously in five different locations in the state -Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos Island and Epe.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is expected as Special Guest of Honour at the Ikeja venue.

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The Deputy Governor, Idiat Oluranti Adebule, will be standing in for the Governor at the Lagos Island Division scheduled to hold at Onikan Stadium, while Senator Oluremi Tinubu will stand in be on hand at Ikorodu Town Hall venue of the Ikorodu Division. Senator Gbenga Ashafa will represent the Governor at Odo Obara High School, Epe and the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, will be at Badagry Town Hall, Badagry to represent the Governor.

Members of the State House of Assembly, Executive Secretaries of the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas, members of Body of Permanent Secretaries as well as members of the public and schoolchildren are expected at the events.

- CAJ News


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