Solid waste management and a new environmental edict: a case study from Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

  title={Solid waste management and a new environmental edict: a case study from Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria},
  author={A. Adedibu},
SummaryThe Government of Nigeria is increasingly aware of problems emanating from poor environmental sanitation. This awareness has led to various edicts both at the national and state levels on environmental sanitation with particular reference to solid waste management. Such an edict was critically examined for the Kwara State of Nigeria. At a glance, the edict looks impressive and timely, but a closer study reveals many loopholes some of which are outlined. Most important of these, is a… Expand
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