On Saturday, the Lagos State Government said that it had created an action plan for the restoration, protection, and control of environmental deterioration that had been recognized as having the potential to have a detrimental influence on the environment.
According to a statement released on Saturday with the headline “Walk for Nature: LASG to Restore Identified Environmental Degradation in the State,” the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said this at the celebration of the year 2022 Walk for Nature in Ikoyi.
The government was committed to achieving Sustainable Development Goals 11 through 17 and had developed policies aimed at biodiversity conservation, he said, adding that the walk was organized in collaboration with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation and held simultaneously in Ikoyi, Obalende, and Ikeja.
The commissioner stated that this year’s theme, “Only One Earth,” was chosen to raise awareness of the value of protecting nature and to serve as a reminder to everyone that there is only one planet that can support life. The commissioner was represented by Dr. Omobolaji Gaji, Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services.