Some aspects of environmental pollution in Nigeria. – G. U .Chukwu
There has been persistent hue and cry against the rate at which our environment is being abused. This outcry of alarm is global in nature which demands sincere comments and contributions from well meaning individuals towards achieving possible remedies. This paper examines how poverty is seen to be one of the greatest factors inducing environmental degradation in Nigeria. Some of the socio-economic exigencies vis-à-vis their econo-environmental factors and aspects of human activities that endanger our surroundings are considered. It is verified that the bulk of environmental problems we have here is poverty-driven and can be minimized appropriately. Solutions are proffered towards our earth safe for life.