account differs slightly from what the Oke Arin women traders reported.
At the programme tagged, 'LAWMA
Women Making A Difference, Community Service Leadership Awards', he said: 'I use this opportunity to appreciate you all and to commend the Spotlight African Network, for recognizing and celebrating the great roles you have consistently played, in making the environment conducive for all residents and visitors in our state.'
According to Oresanwo, 'I am very happy to hear that LAWMA
will, going forward, major on the regulatory aspect and leave the operations to the private sector.
The governor noted that a significant level of awareness on waste sorting was necessary and that the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA
) had the mandate to champion this advocacy on the appropriate method of waste sorting, in addition to training young people to acquire waste to wealth skills.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA
) has urged residents to embrace the habit of recycling waste products.
A middle-aged mechanic, Chukwudi Nwite, on Tuesday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates' Court on charges of knocking down and killing a 32- year-old sweeper of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA
) with his car in reverse gear.
The state government equally ordered transport union operators on the affected roads to do same and find alternative operational bases, declaring that the clean-up exercise to be embarked upon by the combined of Ministries of Transportation, Environment, Works and Infrastructure as well as Taskforce on Miscellaneous Offences, LASPARK, LAWMA
and LAGESC, and lasting three weeks, was towards the implementation of the Executive Order recently issued by Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
Apart from LAWMA
, private companies should also be encouraged to participate in the collection of refuse from house to house.
SOFT drinks and beverage manufacturing company, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), has reaffirmed its commitment towards a safe, clean and pollution -free environment as the company led members of its staff and representatives from Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA
) in a beach clean-up activity, during the 2019 World Environment Day, held recently, in Lagos.