GHB2015 Day 2, which was flagged off by the Chief Event Patron, MD Lagos State Waste Management Authority LAWMA Mr Ola Oresanya; The theme for Day 2 was‘ Renewable Energy as the Key for Environmental Sustainability and Poverty Reduction’.
In his keynote speech Mr Oresanya highlighted the importance of the environment and the state of health in Lagos State. He further explained the importance of proper waste disposal as a source of revenue; that many ‘Lagosians’ had seized such opportunity in revenue-creation.The Chief Guest of Honour, MD Jaykay Pharmaceutical & Chemical Company Limited Hon Jimi Abaje OON Notably represented by the Co-Founder/COO Midori Environmental Solutions Mr Olumide Thompson delivered a keynote address, where he spoke on finding a sustainable solution to environmental problems experienced daily in Nigeria.
In another plenary speech, the Executive Director of Operations Fymak Marine & Oil Services Ltd Engr Eloka Nwakwesi explained how the company operates, emphasising the use of fossil fuels.The Head Operation Integrity Oando Energy Resources Mr Kayode Boladale ably represented by EHSSQ Manager Mr Timothy Odepe delivered a presentation. Thereafter Country Director Africare Orode Doherty also delivered a speech, where she talked about health and safety, the guiding principles on safe workplace practices and Personal Hygiene.
After the presentations was the plenary session which chaired by MD LAWMA Mr Ola Oresanya .One of the key issues raised was whether renewable energy was in Nigeria’s national interest since the global adoption of renewable energy will automatically translate to lesser purchase of hydrocarbon resources, which are the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy.
Enjoy the GHB2015 Day 2 Picture Story Below: