Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has reiterated the
agency’s commitment to improving the waste management services rendered by
private sector participants (PSP) through robust government assistance to
sustain their businesses.
to come the way of these entrepreneurs, Dr. Gbadegesin presented consolatory
cheques to three PSP operators whose compactors got burnt on active duty.
session with PSP operators at LAWMA Ogudu zonal facility, where he noted that
the authority would not relent in its effort to provide a business friendly
environment for the waste collectors, as well as a climate of partnership and
hinted that the authority would early next year take delivery of new compactors
being procured by the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration in a
determined effort to tackle the challenge of waste management in the state.
reflected that no one could accurately predict future occurrences in business,
hence the need for the operators to get insurance cover for their operational
vehicles, to mitigate unforeseen occurrences that are not palatable.
year for waste management in the state and the end of the year interactive
session became necessary to dialogue over subsisting challenges hampering their
operations and work towards proffering solutions to them.
the administration of Governor Sanwo-Olu would stop at nothing to support the
waste collectors in the execution of their statutory duties, promising that the
in-coming year would witness drastic improvements in waste management services
across the metropolis.
Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN), Mr. David Oriyomi, profoundly
lauded the humanitarian gesture of the government on the cheque presentation,
promising renewed enthusiasm of PSP operators, to work tirelessly towards
making Lagos cleaner and livable for residents.
for improving the condition of landfill sites in the metropolis, which would
pave way for efficient turn-around time of waste evacuation trucks, urging the
government to do more to boost the welfare of PSP workforce.
attended by various environmental stakeholders in the state, including the
Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon.