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FG Bans Single-use Plastics In Federal MDAs

Posted by Amarachi on Wed 26th Jun, 2024 - tori.ng

Salako said the ban aligns with the government’s broader plastic waste management strategy.

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The Tinubu-led Federal Government has placed a ban on the use of single-use plastics across all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, MDAs.

The Minister of State for Environment, Iziaq Adekunle Salako, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Salako said the ban aligns with the government’s broader plastic waste management strategy.

He said;

“This initiative demonstrates our commitment to addressing the triple threat of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.”


 The minister highlighted the severity of plastic pollution in Nigeria, describing it as “a major issue in our country”.
 



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