INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND DECENT SOCIETY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF LAGOS STATE: IKORODU LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNDERSTUDY
Christiana Omoye Idiake, Damisola Omolara Adewumi, Abel Segun Adesanya Babalola, Oluwayemisi Oginni
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Greater knowledge of good societal, values and systems of waste reduction through information disseminations can enhance citizens ability to involve in waste management. Information on proper waste management for decent environment in any given society remains inevitable. As part of 2030 Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs), emphases are put on the decent environment and infrastructural development to make the world a better place for all. Ensuring the reduction of environmental risk to human health and general wellbeing in all works of life is a social responsibility for all. Lagos State, like any other modern city is faced with some noticeable challenges in the management of its waste hence, posed health challenges to the environment at large. This study covers 227 randomly selected participants from members of the general public residing in Lagos within the study area, Ikorodu Local Government. Research Instrument namely Information Dissemination and Waste Management (IDWM), Waste Management and Decent Society (WMDS) and Waste Management and Sustainable Development (WMSD) were developed for this study. The descriptive statistics were used to interpret data while the hypothesis testing was carried out using Pearson’s Statistical Correlation Tool. From the findings of the study, it was deduced that there is a significant relationship between Information Dissemination and Waste Management in Lagos metropolis towards sustainable Development. Recommendations were made, which include sensitisation of general public through all mean of information dissemination tools on the benefits of descent environment and societal wellness.