June,26
The Executive Director of the UNEP stated that UN has sought the abolishment of use of plastics in Nigeria
The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr Erik Solheim, during his visit to Abuja stated that UN has sought the abolishment of use of plastics in Nigeria by 2023 adding that the federal government could achieve it through collaborative efforts with the private sector.

Earlier this year, in April, the Federal Government developed a national strategy for the phase-out of non-biodegradable plastics.