JCI TASUED – The Junior Chamber International, Tai Solarin University of Education chapter calls on the entire public to participate and support them in this year World Cleanup Day as they clean up Lagos Garage, Ijebu Ode on the 21st of September, 2019.
The association in partnership with Eleven, Eleven Twelve (EET) company to ensure a sustainable environment suitable for human inhabitants with the Tag “PICK A BOTTLE” for this year campaign.
The World Cleanup Day is a yearly program that is being organized and coordinated by the United Nations with the aim of making life better for everyone by reducing the number of dirt in the environment which is in line with the Sustainable Developmental Goal 3 and 6.
Over the years, dirt’s in the environment has been seen to be a major combatant against human health as it has led to the death of many through diseases like malaria, cholera, waterborne infections and other diseases that are caused by pollution in the environment.
Working inline with the vision of the United Nations and participating in the Let’s Do its campaign, the JCI TASUED in collaboration with its neighbouring chapter JCI Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye has decided to clean up Lagos Garage, a major Bus Station in Ijebu ode
Speaking with the president of JCI TASUED, Mr Mustapha Temitope, he said, this year let’s do it campaign is focused on picking pet bottles from the environment. We chose this because, it has been realized that pet bottles don’t decay too soon and that they could be used, through the recycling process to make other useful items which would serve human needs.
Stressing further, he said, last year campaign was a success as it was focused on reducing paper waste on the environment. We distributed wastebaskets within the university to allow the proper management of waste.
In his conclusion, he said that JCI TASUED Chapter is doing its best to sensitized people especially the youth on avoiding inappropriate disposal of waste to save them from the consequence of waste hazard.
In his word,we us this medium to call out for all interested bodies or individuals to join hand with JCI TASUED to Let’s Do It this year at Lagos Garage Ijebu-ode.
By: ADELEKAN ABOSEDE KAFILAT