Lagos State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria located on the south-western part of Nigeria on the narrow coastal flood plain of the Bight of Benin. It lies approximately on longitude 20 42’E and 3 22’E East respectively and between latitude 600 22’N. The dominant vegetation of the State is the tropical swamp forest influenced by the double rainfall pattern of the State and the surrounding Atlantic ocean, which makes the environment a wetland region. The rate of population growth is about 275,000 persons per annum with a population density of 2,594 persons per sq. kilometre. It is one of the most populated states in Nigeria and the economic nerve centre of the country.