That thousands of residents and families residing at the Millennium Housing Estate, Ijaye Ojokoro are stiff scared over imminent epidemic arising from uncleared refuse is saying the obvious. The littered refuse which has, in the last few weeks become an eye sore has been the concern of residents who have been apprehensive of what may likely become of their families.
Information reaching Safari News has it that following a spread of environmental notices served on virtually all the flats in the estate on Tuesday by members of staff of Sanitation department of Ojokoro Local Development Area (LCDA), the management team of the estate became worried over the non-bulging of the service provider to the estate, Sanitizer who we learnt had proved highly difficult in clearing the refuse.
As a result, a concerted effort was made to contact the Commissioner for Environment who we gathered was more than wiling to help in the rescue mission of the estate. In an interaction made with the Commissioner by the Estate chairperson, we learnt a letter of “Save Our Sour”, pictures of the sad state of heap of refuse in the estate have been prepared and will be presented to the Commissioner to help in salvaging the deplorable situation which could have serious consequence on the health and well-being of residents.
Pending when the meeting of the executive members will be held with the Commissioner tomorrow, facts have emerged that the service provider had proved difficult in terms of monetary obligations, putting aside the commitment of securing the safety health of residents and the community.
This, according to our competent source, the Commissioner has promised to look into and proffer immediate solution in clearing the piles of refuse that had coloured the image of the estate in a bad state.
However, indications are rife that the non-payment of some residents had been responsible for generating enough funds to sort The Sanitizer. A move in this direction to compel residents to offset the arrears payment is a top priority of the management soon after the heap of refuse has been successfully cleared.