LAWMA Charges PSPs on improved services

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has called for improvement in services of Private Sector Participants (PSP) involved in waste management in the state.
The Executive Chairman of LAWMA, Mr. Olumuyiwa Adejokun said if PSPs efforts were doubled, it will help to boost the aesthetics of the State with its mega city status.
He spoke at the monthly meeting of the Authority and the operators held at Simpson Transfer Loading Station (TLS), Lagos Island recently.
Adejokun noted that as we are approaching the yuletide, waste generation is usually on the rise, hence, the need to brace up for the occasion.
He solicited for the support of the PSPs for effective waste management and assured that the Authority would continue to make available all the necessary infrastructural assistance to enhance their services.
In reaction, the President of Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM), Mr. Olabode Coker charge the Authority to treat the landfill issue as a matter of urgency as it affect the turn-around time of the PSP Operators to the dumpsite.
Also, the Managing of Union Guards, Mr. Adedotun Oriowo, a PSP Operator said they are well abreast of their duties and appealed to his colleagues to put in their best especially now that the rain is here.
The LAWMA Boss concluded that the complaints of the PSP are being worked upon, adding that the PSPs are to follow their route plan on environmental sanitation days as against working for the Local Governments.