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Nuclear physics, chemistry, agribusiness, mineral exploration, and bioengineering threatening our biosphere

Hazardous Materials Management Department

Mr. Jaguna Ganiyu Adebayo
Head, Hazardous Materials

The hazardous material management department is commissioned to function as stated below:


  • To develop adequate capacity to monitor and regulate hazardous materials to enforce compliance.
  • Establish data base for all generators of hazard/toxic waste
  • INVENTORIZATION of persistent organic pollutants (pops)persistent toxic substance(pts)sources, rate recovery etc.
  • Develop appropriate legislation and standards for hazardous materials handling in the state.
  • Regulations of activities of chemicals retailers and whole sales in compliance with environmental laws and standard.
  • Issuance of chemical permit/license to the manufacture and marketers of chemical and allied products.
  • Safe destruction of expired, obsolete and damaged materials and finished products.
  • Monitoring, surveillance, assessment and investigation of incidence of chemical spills within the state.