MINISTRY OF ENVIRIONMENT AND HABITAT ACTION PLAN Honorable Commissioner Wasiu Dauda
Mission To establish and take measures to ensure effective environmental structures in the state for flood control, solid waste and liquid water collection.
Ministry of Environment and Habitat: Policy, Goals, Targets and StrategiesProgrammes/Proje Goals/Targets Strategies Remarksct Titles1. Hygiene and To inculcate the To provide at least 30 A cleanerSanitation decency of defecating Public toilets in Ibadan environment, decent and urinating in public and other major towns and properly places in the residents in the State maintained. of the state To have refuse trucks and minimum of 500 refuse Centres/Skip bins across the State for proper refuse collection and disposal. Provision of sewage To have total control of treatment Plant all indiscriminate dumping of faecal matter to control spread of diseases. Routine Street/road sweeping To provide scientific For proper monitoring Laboratory for of environmental monitoring and waste.
Ministry of Environment and Habitat: Policy, Goals, Targets and StrategiesProgrammes/Proje Goals/Targets Strategies Remarksct Titles2. Sustainable To prevent flooding in To prepare inventoryEnvironmental the State in order to of water bodies andDevelopment protect lives and hydrological maps for properties. Oyo State. To channelize about 35 rivers/streams as a measure to avoid flooding in the State in order to protect lives and properties Dredging and widening of River Channels in the State.
Ministry of Environment and Habitat: Policy, Goals, Targets and StrategiesProgrammes/Proje Goals/Targets Strategies Remarksct Titles4. Landscaping and To give the State the Beautification andBeautification across general aesthetics Street tree plantingthe State. look befitting its and reforestation of pacesetter status. public open spaces. Creation of recreative spaces and provision of habitat to enhance the quality of our lives.5. Staff Welfare To improve on the Construction of Office working condition and Complex and enhance productivity. Renovation of the existing one Provision of office Provision of vehicles accommodation. and other logistics. Provision of office Purchase of office equipment and office equipment and office furniture. furniture To have Zonal offices To enable the on sanitation across activities of the State the State Government on Environmental
Action Plan – Short Term Two daily shifts to be operated by SWMA. Early morning collection by SWMA to avoid traffic Immediate maintenance & deployment of all available refuse trucks. Hiring of dump trucks and tippers to complement existing trucks. Records should be kept of daily waste generated, transported and disposed for effective planning. Enforcement using existing agencies (WAI Brigades, Civil Defense) Establishment of mobile courts for immediate prosecution of environmental offenders. Landscaping and Beautification
Action Plan – Medium to Long Term Implementation of the 2008 Law on Oyo State Solid Waste Management Authority. Establishment and funding of more sanitary landfill sites (4 for Ibadan and 1 for each LGA) Purchase of 3-4 roll-on-roll-off trucks for each LGA Purchase of sufficient number of skip bins to cover all areas. Fabrication of drums to serve as neighborhood refuse dumps; youths to be recruited as neighborhood reuse gangs to wheel drums out to skip bins for pick up by OYSWMA. Establishment of organic fertilizer plants at major markers where organic waste is generated in large quantities. Establishment of a loan purchase scheme for private