The Lagos State Environmental Safety Company says that 22,2021 kids died from air air pollution within the state in 2021.
It acknowledged that the determine was 30 p.c of 30, individuals who died in 2021 within the state due to the unhealthy atmosphere.
The Basic Supervisor, LASEPA, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, made this recognized to journalists on the sidelines of the official kick-off ceremony for the “EKO Clear Air” venture in Lagos on Saturday.
The Nigeria information company experiences that the theme of the venture is “Breathe Clear Air Now”.
Fasawe mentioned the figures have been derived from a report documenting the affect of air air pollution on residents’ well being.
The GM mentioned the federal government of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had been very deliberate and proactive in its resolution to supply the residents of Lagos with clear air and a sustainable atmosphere.
She famous that when resuming, the governor prioritized well being and the atmosphere within the administration’s THEMEs agenda “as a result of there isn’t a good well being with out a good atmosphere.
“Eko for Clear Air preaches prosperity, good well being, larger GDP and better productiveness for the folks of Lagos State.
“We’re presently a member of the Itedo neighborhood and the response has been superb.
“We did an air high quality research earlier than this intervention and we additionally did one thing referred to as the KAP: Information, Perspective and Practices and we realized that lots of people perceive the results of air air pollution on well being.
“So, our coming right here to evangelise clear vitality and recycling, the individuals are excited and they’re decided to work with the federal government on the venture.”