LAWMA partners Epe council in cleanup campaign
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has partnered Epe Local Government in its cleanup campaign.
LAWMA’s Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, who took the agency’s community cleanup campaign to the council over the weekend, expressed displeasure at the poor waste disposal habits of the people, as well as their poor response to payment for waste.
He promised to turn around waste management in the Epe Campus of the Lagos State University, as he solicited their collaboration to develop LAWMA Academy.
Responding at the council secretariat, Ita Marun, Epe, the Chairman of the council, Hon. Princess Surah Olayemi Animashaun, promised to work with LAWMA, by mobilising residents to pay their waste bills and properly dispose of their waste.
She commended the efforts of the agency and admonished residents to reciprocate its gesture by putting up an environment-friendly habit.
In his address, High Chief Agbon, who represented the Oloja of Epe, HRH Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun, lauded the effort of LAWMA but solicited for recruitment of more personnel to expand the existing workforce, as well as improved pay package to boost their morale.
Similarly, Chief Quadri Ojiga Ogboro who represented the Olu Epe, HRH Sheffield Olatunji Adewale saluted the determination of LAWMA’s managing director, to make Epe one of the cleanest cities in the state.
On his part, the vice-Chairman of the Community Development Committee in Epe, Alhaji Ogundipe Akewushola, chronicled the operations of LAWMA in the town since the 80s and expressed deep appreciation of its performance so far.
In attendance were the Chief Technical Officer of LAWMA, Dr. Olorunwa Tijani; AGM Admin, Mr. Taoreed Dosumu; AGM East 2 Operations, Mrs. Bola Adewumi among others.