Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, MD / CEO LAWMA who brought the agency’s community clean-up campaign to city hall over the weekend, expressed his disgust at people’s poor garbage disposal habits, as well as the poor response to paying for waste.
He promised to reverse waste management on the Epe campus at Lagos State University and asked them to help establish a LAWMA Academy.
In response, the Chairman of the council, Hon. Princess Surah Olayemi Animashaun, at the council secretariat, Ita Marun, Epe, pledged to work with LAWMA to mobilize residents to pay their waste bills and properly dispose their waste.
She praised the agency’s efforts and urged residents to reciprocate LAWMA’s gesture and establish an eco-friendly habit.
In his speech, High Chief Agbon, representing Oloja of Epe, HRH Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun, praised LAWMA’s efforts but called for more staff to be hired to expand the existing workforce and for a better salary package to boost their morale.
In addition, Chief Quadri Ojiga Ogboro, representing Olu Epe, HRH Sheffield Olatunji Adewale, lauded the LAWMA MD’s determination to make Epe one of the cleanest cities in the state.
The vice-chairman of the community development committee in Epe, Alhaji Ogundipe Akewushola, gave detailed activities of LAWMA in the city since the 1980s and highly praised its achievements to date.
At the event were the Chief Technical Officer of LAWMA, Dr Olorunwa Tijani; AGM Admin, Mr Taoreed Dosumu; AGM East 2 Operations, Mrs Bola Adewumi among others.