Jos, the Plateau State capital, North central Nigeria resumed work last week after Easter only to be greeted by heaps of foul-smelling refuse all over the major streets with no refuse disposal vehicle insight to cart away the rubbish

Residents around the refuse,which has become an eyesore, are complaining about the bad odor, saying if nothing is done urgently might lead to outbreak of cholera.

Also in Lagos State, problem in the state’s waste management sector started when the government sacked the PSP operators from collecting residential waste and replaced them with Vision-scape, which is struggling with the waste collection task, causing refuse to pile up on streets and major roads in the city.

The local waste collection operatives, commonly known as Private Sector Participants (PSPs) has denied reaching any resolution with both the Lagos State government and Vision-scape on the waste controversy in the state, contrary to widely circulating statements by the government’s waste management program, Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) and the waste collection company , Visionscape.

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