The Lagos State Government has adopted the drama, ‘Ogun Ayika’, as part of efforts to pass on the message of cleanliness and its benefit to residents of the state.
The film which is produced by the Ministry of the Environment is being staged in the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas in the state. Actors in the drama include Prince Jide Kosoko, Adebayo Salami, Moji Olaiya, Hafeez Oyetoro, Lanre Hassan and Idowu Philips.Speaking at the formal presentation of the drama, Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, said Lagos as Africa’s fastest growing mega city cannot afford to toy with issue of the environment.
“ As the State population keeps increasing day by day, the pressure on our environment continue to be on the rise, thus the need for all to imbibe the culture of clean and safe environment.
“As a responsive and responsible government that wants succour for its citizenry, we urge all and sundry to imbibe and practise the message in this drama, rise up and take sustainability of their environment very important as this is one of the practical measures that can guarantee our well being in Lagos”, he said.