Oyo prosecutes 31 environmental offenders

Oyo State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, on Wednesday, prosecuted no fewer than thirty one persons found culpable of violating environmental laws of the State before a Magistrate court sitting in Ibadan, the state capital.

Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Kehinde Ayoola made this declaration after an Environmental sanitation exercise, led by the State governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde at Ojoo interchange, Akinyele local government area of the state.

Ayoola revealed that the violators were arrested by officers of the Ministry at different locations in Ibadan for indiscriminate dumping of refuse at unauthorized places within Ibadan metropolis and were arraigned before a Magistrate for committing punishable offences which were contrary to the Environmental…

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