The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has announced the penalty attached to illegal dumping of waste in the state.

LAWMA made this known in a public notice released on Thursday, November 21.

According to the notice, individuals found dumping waste at any place other than a designated waste disposal site will be fined N50,000.

Corporate bodies, on the other hand, will be fined N500,000 with subsequent commission attracting N1 million and a prison term of two years.

The notice further stated that individuals with a subsequent commission of the offence will attract a two-year prison term.

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