Dr Oniyia and Segun Sodimu, Managing Directors of Next Micro Finance, in collaboration with Waste buzz Recycling led a team of volunteers to clean up Ilaje Area of Mobile Estate, Lagos.
The cleanup which saw some communities in the said regions benefitting from the exercise.
The highlight of the event saw Dr Oniyia partaking in the cleanup exercise and other volunteers who despite what was involved, carried out the exercise.
Speaking after, Dr oniyia revealed that the exercise was not only for the Ilaje Area of mobile Estate, but other areas will be included which will be done quarterly.
She also disclosed that efforts were not wearing out in the bid to downplay the title of Lagos being a “dirty State”, but to also make it one of the cleanest cities in the world.
Speaking: “We are not relenting in our effort in making sure Lagos is clean of dirt and ranked as one of the cleanest city in the world”
“It is not all about looking good yourself, but your environment has to reflect on your personality, we intend to be doing this frequently; The two organizations have come together in their efforts to promote sustainable development and give back to the communities in which they operate.”
Also speaking was the Managing Director at Next Micro Finance Segun Sodimu who said “Every time you save with us, you help contribute to a fund that assists us to tackle the pollution of our waterways caused by improper disposal of wastes, especially plastic wastes”