FCMB, LAWMA, Others Clean Up Lagos Beaches

Ladi Balogun, GMD, FCMB
Ladi Balogun, GMD, FCMB

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, First City Monument Bank, and other top company have joined Copa Lagos to clean the Beach Campaign.

The organizers say volunteers from in and around the city are encouraged to join the organizers, players and sponsors with one goal: preventing hundreds of thousands of pounds of pollution from trashing our oceans and harming marine wildlife.

The Organiser of Copa Lagos, Samson Adamu said, cleaning up the beach was the way of promoting beach culture and life style, saying that since 2010, they have been doing the exercise and this initiative was the way of given back to the community.

Every year we do go different beach to clean up, we have been using Eko Atlantic, but this year we are using Elebuish Beach because is the most active beach in Lagos, he said.

Adamu further said that gather everybody here, to clean the beach and then to promote beach life style
“Our Corporate Social Responsibility is to do our little part to ensure environmental sustainability. We are focusing on sensitization and education on sanitation and waste management through a plan to educate our staff and members of the community on environment friendly habits within the areas where we operate and conduct our business.”

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