Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria

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Abstract:

The study examines the Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja Kogi State Nigeria the data for this study was gathered from drainage related literature, field observations, journals, newspapers and through the use of questionnaire, oral interview and personal observation. Simple random sampling was adopted to obtain information from the respondents. Two hundred (200) respondents from the sample were interviewed. The finding reveal that drainage system in Lokoja are not adequate and few ones available have been turned into refuse dump sites as the inhabitants of the various areas continue to indiscriminate dump refuse and other solid materials in the drainage system. Thus, increasing the tendency of flood and erosion problems within the area.Conclusively, Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja require a lot of effective actions in terms of Regulations regarding littering and improper
disposal of solid waste should be formulated, and stiff penalties should be imposed on defaulters. Public awareness about the environment should be increased through environmental education so that the public participation in the Bimonthly or monthly cleaning activities will improve The State Ministry of Environment, Local Government Environmental Health Section and Kogi State Urban Development Board should ensure that everybody abides strictly by the Environmental Laws.

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APA

Hkay, C., Ibrahim, U & Nkeiruka, U (2021). Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/poor-management-of-drainage-system-in-lokoja-kogi-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Hkay, Chuka, et. al. "Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Oct. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/poor-management-of-drainage-system-in-lokoja-kogi-state-nigeria. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

MLA7

Hkay, Chuka, Umar Ibrahim and Ugwu Nkeiruka . "Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Oct. 2021. Web. 28 Nov. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/poor-management-of-drainage-system-in-lokoja-kogi-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Hkay, Chuka, Umar Ibrahim and Ugwu Nkeiruka . "Poor Management of Drainage System in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria" Afribary (2021). Accessed November 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/poor-management-of-drainage-system-in-lokoja-kogi-state-nigeria