‘Don’t patronise cart pushers’, LAWMA tells Lagosians
By TVC News Nigeria
12 August 2020 | 7:00 am
The Lagos State Waste Management Authority has urged residents of Lagos State to stop patronising cart pushers as the State is on the verge of cultivating recycling culture.
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