HIGHLIGHTING GOVERNOR ABDULRAHMAN ABDULRAZAQ'S REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS/INITIATIVES/ACTIVITIES IN THE PAST YEAR: MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT


- Resuscitation of the Waste Management Intervention Scheme with the: 

- Procurement of two (2) Fork Lift for waste management

- Procurement of Two (2) additional tipper for waste management

-Acquisition of Thirty (30) new Roro Bins

- Overhauling of 3 Compactor Trucks

- Overhauling of 2 Dino Trucks

- Repair of 1 Tipper that has been grounded for years

- Refurbishment and deployment of (Roro bins) at strategic location within the State.

- Daily cleaning of waste generated within the metropolis to dump sites

- Clearing of age-long illegal Dump sites at Ilupeju Sango Area and Okelele Community, Ilorin.

- Completion of Flower Garden Project, Ilorin.

- Collaborated with the FG for the dredging and concrete embankment of Asa River in Ilorin metropolis.

- Desilting of some identified silted Drainage within Ilorin Metropolis.

- Keyed into the Agro-Climatic Resilience Semi-Arid Landscapes team (ACReSAL) Project for Effective service delivery

- Enforcement of sanitation rules, weekly market sanitation and monthly sanitation exercise.

- Resuscitation of the Environmental Mobile Court.

- Deployment of Local Government Waste Management System under the EcoClean initiative.

- Efficient management of the State’s dumpsite at Sokoto Aiyekale.

- Deployment of 45 Roro bins at strategic locations within the Metropolis.

- Coordinating the activities of all agencies and organizations connected with environmental and ecological matters in the State

- Supervising and ensure proper maintenance of the State’s parks, gardens and road medians

- Overseeing the regular trimming of trees and green covers along roads, streets, parks and gardens in the state. 

- Overseeing the maintenance and preservation of the State’s forests reserves, wildlife park, games reserves to enhance sustainability and stabilize the ecosystem

- Conducting public enlightenment campaigns and disseminating information on environmental and ecological matters

- Generating shrubs and seedlings for tree plantation and afforestation

- Harnessing the economic potentials of the forests and its products for the development of the state

- Overseeing the State Waste Management systems, process and the deployment of effective waste management apparatus across the state in line with the sanitation laws 

- Coordinating the overall outlook and ambience of the State 

- Initiating appropriate policy actions on Environmental Impact and implications of both Human and Institutional activities within the State

- Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and safety standards.

- Managing vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and evaluated service quality

- Monitoring sources of toxic pollution in the State's (air, land and water) with a view to taking necessary action for mitigation

- Liaising with Ministries, Authorities, Statutory Bodies and Research Agencies on matters relating to environment

- Implementing applicable enactments and standards of activities related to the environment in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Environment and other relevant bodies.

- Procured five 18 seater boats with life jackets distributed to communities in Patigi, Lafiagi and Kwara State Fire Service.


Mallam Shehu Ndanusa Usman
Commissioner for Environment 



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