Environmental cleanliness is the key to the existence and survival of life on planet earth. In Nigeria, there are States that have been remarkably known for being the cleanest. Here are the top cleanest States in Nigeria.
Maintaining a clean environment reduces pollution, preserves our biosphere, protects endangered species, and also helps preserve the earth’s natural resources.
In society, the state of cleanliness represents the mindset.
Top 10 cleanest states in Nigeria according to a recent report
Abuja: Abuja is Nigeria’s capital city, located in the country’s centre. The city’s skyline, mostly developed in the 1980s, is dominated by Aso Rock, a massive monolith.
Akwa Ibom State: Akwa Ibom State is located in Nigeria’s South-South geopolitical zone, bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers and the Abia States, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean.
Cross River State: Cross River State is a State in the South geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
The State is known for holding the largest carnival in Africa. Various annual festivals are held at the Cross River State; the Carnival on 26-29 December annually in Calabar, Yakurr Leboku Yam festival on 28 August annually in Ugep and the Calabar Boat Regatta.
Cross River State is also the leading tourism state in Nigeria.
Enugu State: Enugu State is located in Nigeria’s South-East geopolitical zone, bordered to the north by the states of Benue and Kogi, to the east by Ebonyi State, to the south by Abia State, and to the west by Anambra State.
Lagos State: Lagos State is a state in southwestern Nigeria. Of the 36 states, it is both the most populous and smallest in area
Imo State: Imo State is a state in the South-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria, bordered to the north by Anambra State, Rivers State to the east and south, and Abia State to the west.
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Ondo State: Ondo State is a Nigerian state in the southwest. Ondo State was formed in February 1976 from the previous Western State.
It borders Ekiti State to the north; Kogi State to the northeast; Edo State to the east; Delta State to the southeast; Ogun State to the southwest; Osun State to the northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
Delta State: Delta State is a state in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Named after the Niger Delta, a large part of which is in the state.
Economically, Delta State’s revenue is generated from the production of crude oil and natural gas as one of the main oil-producing states in the country.
Rivers State: Rivers State, usually known as Rivers, is a state in southern Nigeria’s Niger Delta area.
The State is well known for its massive crude oil and natural gas reserves; simply because it was the wealthiest and most significant area of the British Empire’s African zone.
Rivers State is home to two large oil refineries, two major seaports, airports, and several industrial estates.