The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area

ABSTRACT

 

This study was conducted to determine the Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos state, Nigera.  One hundred and fifthy (150) respondents were selected through simple random sampling technique. Data were collected through the administration of questionnaires and were analyzed on frequency distribution table. It was revealed that 47% of the sampled respondents still dispose their waste in Open dump, while 36% of the respondents are still using pit latrine toilet system. It is recommended that the public need to be aware of the importance of environment sanitation and the adverse effect/impact on the overall quality of the environment. 

CHAPTER ONE

 1.0 Introduction ………………………………………………………………… 1

1.1 Statement of the problem ………………………………………………… 4

1.2 Purpose of the study ………………………………………………………… 5

1.3 Objective of the study ………………………………………………………. 6  

1.4 Significance of the study ……………………………………………………. 6

1.5 Definition of term …………………………………………………………… 6


CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1 The concept of Environmental Sanitation  …………………………………. 7   –  8  

2.2 General Sanitation Problems ………………………………………………… 11 - 12

2.3 Environmental Sanitation Practices in Agege Local Government Area, Lagos State.……………………………………….. 13 - 18

2.4 Factors Influencing Environmental Sanitation ……………………………... 19 - 22 

2.5 Strategies to Improve Environmental Sanitation …………………………… 23 - 24 

2.6 Concept of Environmental Quality  …………………………………………. 24 - 25

2.7 Components of Environmental Quality ……………………………………. 25   -27


CHAPTER THREEMETHODOLOGY AND PROCEDURES

3.0 Introduction ……………………………………………………………… 28

3.1 Description of Study Area ………………………………………………. 28

3.2 Study Design ……………………………………………………………. 28

3.3 Study Population ………………………………………………………… 29

3.4 Sampling and Sampling Technique ……………………………………. 29

3.5 Instrument for Data Collection ………………………………………… 29

3.6 Data Collected Techniques ……………………………………………. 29

3.7 Validity of the Questionnaire …………………………………………. 29

3.8 Reliability of the Questionnaire ……………………………………… 30

3.9 Method of Data Analysis ……………………………………………. 30


CHAPTER FOUR DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF RESULTS

4.1 Introduction ……………………………………………………………… 31

4.2 Analysis of Respondent’s Demographic Data …………………………. 31


CHAPTER FIVE5.0 

Discussion of Findings …………………………………………………. 51

5.1 Conclusion ……………………………………………………………… 54

5.2 Recommendations ……………………………………………………… 55 - 56

REFERENCES ………………………………………………………………… 57 - 61

APPENDIX   1 …………………………………………………………………. 62 - 65

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more
Overall Rating

0

5 Star
(0)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
APA

Bukky raphael, A. (2019). The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-sanitation-on-the-environment-1

MLA 8th

Bukky raphael, Abidoye "The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Jul. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-sanitation-on-the-environment-1. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

MLA7

Bukky raphael, Abidoye . "The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Jul. 2019. Web. 29 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-sanitation-on-the-environment-1 >.

Chicago

Bukky raphael, Abidoye . "The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area" Afribary (2019). Accessed May 29, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-sanitation-on-the-environment-1