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GreenHubAfrica Takes Action Towards Waste Pollution for World Cleanup Day and International Coastal Cleanup Day with LASEPA

By September 27, 2019 No Comments

GreenHubAfrica calls all citizens of Nigeria to join the movement towards an environmental sustainable nation with a cleanup campaign to raise awareness to the depreciating state of out environment.

The cleanup exercise, in honour of the International Coastal Clean-up Day, World Clean-up Day, and Zero Emissions Day, held at two locations, Sura market, on Lagos Island and the Kid’s Beach Garden, Elegushi Beach on the 21st of September, 2019.

L-R: Dr (Mrs) Dolapo Fasawe, GM of LASEPA; Mr. Henry Bassey, Founder of GreenHubAfrica; and Mr. Abubakar Suleiman, MD of Sterling Bank; tackling waste pollution at Kid’s Beach Garden.

Founder of GreenHubAfrica, Mr Henry Bassey expressed how the media platform’s target audience is made up of 3Ps ofPeople, the Public Sector and the Private Sector as the start to make a measurable change in the mind-set of the nation. This forms the basis for GreenHubAfrica’s public sector partnership with Lagos State Government; and its strategic Private Sector partners: Sterling Bank, DuPont, KidsBeachGarden, Let’s Do It Nigeria, Clickatell and FABE International.

L-R: Managing Director of Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman; Managing Director of DuPont Nigeria, Mr David Ogunniyi; Mr Kelechi Nwaoba; GM of LASEPA, Dr Dolapo Fasawe; and Founder of GreenHubAfrica, Mr Henry Bassey; with Lagos State’s recently launched Blue Box Programme for World Cleanup Day on the 21st of September 2019 at Kid’s Beach Garden.

Mr Henry Bassey expressed that the clean-up campaign was designed to raise awareness on the aftermath of neglecting the environment, and helping communities to live a fulfilling life. He said “As GreenHubAfrica dives deeper into the Nigeria’s need for progression in sustainable development, the media platform has identified Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)as a strategic partner to achieve the state government’s vision of a cleaner and healthier Lagos State.’’

L-R: Dr (Mrs) Dolapo Fasawe, GM of LASEPA; Mr. Henry Bassey, Founder of GreenHubAfrica; and Mr. Abubakar Suleiman, MD of Sterling Bank; discussing tactics to approach waste pollution at Kid’s Beach Garden.

With over 1,000 people in attendance at the street and beach cleanup where 15,750kg and 160kg of waste was collected respectively; GreenHubAfrica’s vision for a sustainable nation is becoming a reality as volunteers contributed selflessly to the cleaning up of waste pollution at these locations.

This is just the beginning as GreenHubAfrica will continue to roll out remarkable, global and ground-breaking initiatives to increase awareness on environmental sustainability initiatives in Nigeria across Environmental Art & Design, Tree Planting, Recycling, and Green Energy.

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