The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has trained officers of Private Sector Participants (PSP) to enhance their knowledge on waste management.
The three-day workshop which gathered chief executive officers of PSP in Lagos state held at
at Olusosun Dumpsite, Ojota, Lagos
The exercise examined ways of improving waste management, through sound administrative and financial control of the various PSP outfits.
Addressing participants, Chief Technical Officer of LAWMA, Dr. Olohunwa Tijani, stressed that LAWMA attached great importance to the continuous training of operators and overall transformation of waste management in the state.
According to him, “The Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA s highly delighted by this training programme, meant to further enrich your knowledge of waste management, boost operational capacity and improve the administration of your various outfits.
“We hope that everyone would benefit immensely from the presentations and go home learning something new to improve your businesses”.
Tijani added that the authority would continue to work for improved operational efficiency of PSP operators, through the provision of a business-friendly environment.
In his remark, the president of the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM), Mr. David Oriyomi said it was a train the trainer workshop, geared towards a good customer relations, health, safety & environment and also creating a value chain for the waste management industry.
He also appreciated the gesture of Mr. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for giving 6,000 uniforms, to be distributed among workers.
Papers presented include: Stress Management by Dr. (Mrs.) Modupe Okoh; Exceeding Customer Expectations by Mr. Lekan Owojori; Planning for Growth; as well as Internal Controls and its Importance in Growing Your Business, among others.