Comprehensive Assessment and Remediation Strategies for Air Pollution: Current Trends and Future Prospects; A Case Study in Bompai Industrial Area, Kano State, Nigeria.


  • Bertha Onyenachi Akagbue Marshall University Huntington West Virginia USA.
  • Mark Ndako Ibrahim NNPC Exploration and Production Ltd Nigeria
  • Oseigbovo Favour Ofure Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
  • Oluwaiye Unity Ekugbe Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria
  • Chibuzor Titus Amaobichukwu Fuel Up Limited
  • Onah Kyrian University of Nigeria Nsukka
  • Mu’awiya Baba Aminu Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.
  • Pam Dajack Dung University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
  • Sadiq Mohammed Salisu Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria.
  • Suleiman Isa Babale Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.


Air pollution, emission, atmosphere, particulate matter (Pm), sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide, cCarbon monoxide, and ozone)


Communication in Physical Sciences, 2023, 10(1): 1-13

Authors: Bertha Onyenachi Akagbue*, Mark Ndako Ibrahim, Oseigbovo Favour Ofure, Oluwaiye Unity Ekugbe, Chibuzor Titus Amaobichukwu, Onah Kyrian, Mu’awiya Baba Aminu, Pam Dajack Dung, Sadiq Mohammed Salisu, Suleiman Isa Babale, Kabiru Garba Ilelah

Received: 29 March 2023/Accepted 01 September 2023

Air pollution poses a significant and multifaceted challenge, impacting both human health and ecological systems on a global scale. The combustion of fossil fuels, industrial processes, vehicular emissions, and natural sources release a myriad of pollutants into the atmosphere, leading to adverse effects such as respiratory diseases, cardiovascular disorders, and ecosystem degradation. As urbanization and industrialization continue to escalate, understanding the dynamics of air pollution, along with developing effective assessment and remediation strategies, becomes paramount. This study delves into the realm of comprehensive assessment and innovative remediation approaches for air pollution, focusing on a vivid case study set in the Bompai industrial area of Kano State, Nigeria. Through the integration of advanced monitoring techniques, data analytics, and policy analysis, this research endeavors to unravel the intricacies of air quality deterioration in a region marked by diverse industrial activities and anthropogenic influences. By exploring the trends of key air pollutants, such as particulate matter (PM), sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide(NO2), carbon monoxide(CO), and ozone (O), this study seeks to elucidate the immediate and long-term implications for public health and the environment. The Bompai industrial area, with its array of industrial sectors, serves as an illuminating microcosm that exemplifies the intricate interplay between industrial progress and environmental degradation. Through a meticulous examination of real-time air quality data collected over an extended period, this study aims to discern pollution sources, diurnal variations, and meteorological factors shaping pollution dispersion. Such insights contribute to the formulation of targeted and efficient remediation strategies, aligning with global aspirations for cleaner air and healthier societies. The findings from this study are anticipated to not only enhance our comprehension of air pollution dynamics in industrial contexts but also illuminate the pathway toward sustainable urban and industrial development. By emphasizing the significance of multi-dimensional approaches encompassing regulatory frameworks, technological innovations, public awareness campaigns, and international collaborations, this research underscores the urgency of addressing air pollution as a collective responsibility for present and future generations,


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Author Biographies

Bertha Onyenachi Akagbue, Marshall University Huntington West Virginia USA.

Department of Environmental, Health and Safety

Oseigbovo Favour Ofure, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Oluwaiye Unity Ekugbe, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Onah Kyrian, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Zoology and Environmental Biology

Mu’awiya Baba Aminu, Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.

Department of Geology

Pam Dajack Dung, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Department of Geology

Suleiman Isa Babale, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

Bayero University, Kano,  Nigeria.


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