Federal Government urges Nigerians to stop plastic pollution

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to take proactive measures that will end plastic pollution and protect the planet. The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, gave the advice in a statement issued in Abuja by his Media aide, Esther Agbarakwe, to mark the 2018 World Earth Day.

According to him, government is exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags with availability of alternatives. He said government was also implementing a National Plastic Waste Recycling Programme to establish plastic waste recycling plants across the country in partnership with state governments.