Religion and Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria: A Sociological Pathway for Effective Service Delivery in the 21st Century

  • Rotimi ODUDELE
  • Jonathan Oluropo FAMILUGBA
  • Olatunji Samuel AKINWUMI
  • Isaac Olusola AYEGUNLE
Keywords: Religion, Environment, Pathway, Service delivery, Nigeria


This article explores the intricate relationship between religion and environmental sustainability in Nigeria, emphasizing a sociological approach for enhancing service delivery in the 21st century. It delves into how religious beliefs and practices influence attitudes towards the environment, shaping behaviours that impact sustainability. By examining this sociological pathway, the research aims to provide insights into fostering effective service delivery strategies that align with both religious values and ecological preservation in the Nigerian context. The methodology employed is historical and descriptive. It was discovered that environmental sustainability is a critical global concern, and Nigeria, with its rich biodiversity and growing population, faces significant obstacles and challenges in achieving and maintaining a sustainable environment. It is recommended that environmental sustainability in Nigeria is imperative to evade earth warming for ecological preservation and economic resilience with a roadmap towards a more balanced and resilient future for Nigeria.


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How to Cite
ODUDELE, R., FAMILUGBA, J. O., AKINWUMI, O. S., & AYEGUNLE, I. O. (2024). Religion and Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria: A Sociological Pathway for Effective Service Delivery in the 21st Century. European Journal of Science, Innovation and Technology, 4(2), 396-405. Retrieved from