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Ikorodu Zonal Office

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Mr. Scott
Head, Ikorodu Zonal Office


Ikorodu Area Office was created in year 2005 to facilitate prompt environmental pollution control within the Ikorodu environ which is one of the highly industrialized areas in Lagos State. The area office was commissioned to work towards reduction of pollution in the environment via survey and monitoring of all forms of environmental pollution in the catchment area which includes; Ikorodu, Odogunyan, Mile 12, Ketu, Ojota, Imota, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki


Functions

  • Monitoring and controlling industrial activities to ensure compliance with environmental standards and guidelines of the Agency;
  • Protecting health and welfare through public enlightenment and attending to public complaints through environmental investigations;
  • Monitoring of packaged water facilities to ensure safe water production;
  • Advocacy/sensitization of market men/women through pollution prevention approach;
  • Carrying out environmental sanitation exercise every last Thursday of the month on all industrial facilities and markets;
  • Sampling of water, air and noise at all industrial visits to ascertain compliance;
  • Visits to filling stations for data assessments and inventorization of Petroleum Products Underground Storage Tanks (UST);
  • Inspection of Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to Iron and Steel facilities within Lagos State;
  • Industrial visits to eateries, hotels, bakeries and agricultural outfits (large scale) to ascertain level of compliance to regulatory standards;
  • Participating in World Environment Day Celebration every 5th day of June, annually.