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  By Bisi Agboola

 PLastic pollution has become a pressing environmental concern globally and Nigeria is no exception.
With an estimated 2.5 million metric tonnes of plastic waste generated annually, there’s an urgent need for concerted effort to mitigate its impact on the environment and public health.
  In ondo state,the State Environmental Protection Agency  (0SEPA) has been in the frontline in bringing awareness to this menace since the revamp of the  agency  in year 2022.
Therefore in continuation of its campaign, 0SEPA unveils its billboard tagged “Please Sort Your Plastic Waste from Other Solid Waste To Ease ReCycling” .
Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, the State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Oyeniyi 0seni noted with happiness the success recorded in the last two editions of the 0SEPA  summit that proportionally  drew people’s consciousness for  proper management of plastic waste for Environmental Sustainability.
He thanked the State Governor,  Lucky 0rimisan Ayedatiwa for given the agency the space to thrive
The commissioner thereafter cut a tape to declare open the summit with the theme “Combating the Menace of Plastic Pollution; Consolidation  Time.
 Earlier in her opening remark at the occasion, the Administrative Secretary of 0SEPA, Princess Korede Giwa stated that the world has become  very intensional about the use of plastic from its design to disposal. 0ndo state has keyed into this global campaign.
Giwa said, with this concerted  efforts is required from all households, corporate bodies and the general public to consciously sort plastic waste from other solid waste

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