Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has announced the rebirth of the state’s waste management task force.
According to him, the task force is to ensure that the necessary environmental laws in the state are obeyed.
Makinde made this announcement on Sunday, charging members of the body to discharge their duties with absolute dedication to the state.
Secretary to the State Government, Olubamiwo Adeosun, in a statement made available to journalists implored members of the newly reconstituted body to hit the ground running.
The reconstituted task force is to be chaired by the Executive Assistant to Governor Seyi Makinde on Intervention, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo.
Other members of the new task force include the chairman of the defunct Waste Management task force, Mr. Francis Ojomo, Mr. Ademola Aderinto, who is Special Assistant to the Governor on Environment; Miss Ololade Ajibola, Special Assistant on Special Duties and Mr. Ayoade Adekola.
Adeosun added that the task force’s assignment takes immediate effect.