SUSTAINABLE HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

A CHALLENGE TO THE NIGERIAN STATE

  • C N Obionu, Prof University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Keywords: Healthy Environment, Challenges Environmental Regulation, healthy sustainable environment

Abstract

This review paper looked at the obstacles militating against sustainable healthy environment in Nigeria. It frowned at conflicting roles, of agencies, lack of enforcement of environmental laws poor funding and lack of planning as central issues that gave rise to poor environmental health situation in Nigeria. It is advocated that awareness creation, political commitment, enforcement of environmental health laws and the re-introduction of sanitary inspectors will brighten the prospects of healthy sustainable environment in the country.

Author Biography

C N Obionu, Prof, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus

Department of Community Medicine

Published
2018-07-09
Section
Articles