Dr. Ifeanyi Ochonogor, managing director, E-Terra Applied sciences Restricted has warned of e-waste disaster which it described as andifferent looming disaster which consequence may also have important well being and financial impression just like the prevailing corona pandemic.
That is as Nigeria continues to grapple with lack of lives, monetary and materials challenges on account of the present COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world.
In a press release issued he urged Nigerians to obey the authorities and cling strictly to the keep at dwelling order and keep the essential hygiene of hand washing and use of sanitizers,
“along with different social distance rules like using face masks ought to they’ve trigger to exit, because the restriction eases. We should admit that these are perilous occasions, and as concerted efforts are made by related stakeholders to flatten the curve of an infection and in the end defeat this virus, we equally encourage all humanity to place their religion in science and rational behaviour fairly than irrational fears and conspiracy theories” he added.
“For us as firm, it has been a season of mounting tragedies. Our digital waste Materials Restoration and Recycling Facility (MRRF) situated at Abule-Ado space of Lagos was badly devastated by the latest pipeline explosion throughout the Abule-Ado Precincts. Now we have to this point, dedicated over N5 million to the renovation of the ability because it constitutes essentially the most important element in our recycling worth chain. Then got here the pandemic and ensuing lockdown.
— to guardian.ng