Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has declared a state of emergency on waste management in the state.
Makinde made the declaration after he led his cabinet to clear waste for a whole night in Ibadan.
TVC News Correspondent, Olutayo Famous-Cole reports,that indiscriminate dumping of refuse on the medians of some major and collector roads has become a source of worry to the authorities in the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde said he is determined to personally lead the campaign for the compete evacuation of refuse in public places.
The governor said his personal intervention will continue until a change in attitude is seen.
Over the years, solid waste management had posed a major health challenge, resulting in the outbreak of diseases, but the government says now that it has found a permanent solution.
Government has also vowed to commence an aggressive enforcement of extant laws that would mean prosecution of offenders until the streets are free
from the filth and refuse.