The Alumni Association of the International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) of the U.S Consulate in Nigeria on Thursday embarked on the cleanup of the Alamutu Market in Mushin, Lagos.
The group said the project, tagged, ‘The Marketplace Cleanup,’ is part of their contribution to the local community.
IVLP is an international exchange program organised to foster mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through short-term visits to the U.S.
In addition to cleaning of the market, the group sensitised the traders on waste management, waste separation, recycling, and upcycling.
Adetoun Tade, the IVLP president, Lagos chapter, said the association is committed to improving the quality of lives of Nigerians.
According to her, the marketplace cleanup is a grassroots…