Oyo State has introduced a new solid waste management architecture in its bid at ensuring safer and cleaner environment.
A press statement signed by the State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Dr Abdul Lateef Oyeleke explained that the new waste architecture will also focus on attaining an all-round sustainable environment that will improve social well-being of residents of the State.
Under the new architecture, private refuse contractors have been prohibited from collecting fees from their clients, while Government has appointed accredited revenue consultant who would be serving bills to all clients.
The press statement added that payment would be made through designated Banks either manually or electronically.
According to the Commissioner, all dump sites in Ibadan including Lapate, Aba Eku and Ajakanga which are under rehabilitation have been closed down with immediate effect, and dumping of refuse in the sites has been prohibited.