LAWMA Warns against Indiscriminate Waste Dumping

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has reiterated its commitment to a cleaner and sustainable environment under any circumstances

The Authority made this known in a press statement signed by its Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Akinleye Kayode on Monday,

It stressed that highway cleaners and PSP operators have been equipped to continue rendering holistic waste management services to the generality of residents and visitors in the state.

The authority also informed that given the present demonstration in the state, it has been impossible for highway sanitation, street sweepers and PSP operators to discharge their duties.

The statement reads further, “While assuring Lagosians and all tenements of our continued service, we want to crave your indulgence, patience and understanding, that, as soon as the situation is better and once unfettered access can be gained, our operations will resume in earnest and full dispensation of waste management will be assured,” the statement read.

“The Authority implored the populace to shun all forms of indiscriminate dumping of waste on the roads, canals and other unauthorized locations, which poses a lot of hazards to the environment and people who live in it.

“We also commend all role model residents that have helped maintain the cleanliness standards over the last few days.

“For inquiries on waste management operations and PSP related issues, please call LAWMA toll-free 07080601020”.

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