LWC BEGINS SENSITIZATION ON INSTALLATION OF PRE-PAID METERS, SETS TO PROSECUTE OFFENDERS

Lagos Water Corporation, LWC has commenced Sensitization of the general public on the installation of Pre-paid Meters across Lagos State. The sensitization exercise began on Saturday 5th August, 2017 in the following areas of the State: Lekki, Ikoyi, Dolphin, Victoria Island and Alexander.

While briefing the media and the general public on the exercise over the weekend, the Lagos Water Corporation, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus said the reason for the installation of the prepaid meters in every household in the State is to ensure accurate and efficient billing of LWC’s customers, in line with the Lagos State Government policy.

LWC boss reiterated that the sensitization exercise will be extended to other areas such as Magodo, Omole, MKO Abiola garden, Ikeja, Surulere, Itire, Iwaya, Yaba/Ebute Metta and other areas of Lagos State.

“This is a follow-up to the on-going installation of pre-paid meters in the areas mentioned above. LWC staff, contractors and consultants are already on the field for the installation, and customer education on the metering scheme”. He charged the Staff to be committed towards the success of the metering scheme and of good behaviour to the Customers and attend to their comments, enquiries and complaints.

MD however solicited support from the public, emphasizing that it was mandatory to install meters in all government properties. He warned the members of the public to desist from tampering with the water meters, as anybody caught in the act shall be prosecuted according to the existing Lagos State laws, he said.

Signed
Mr. Anifowoshe O. R.
Corporate Communications,
Lagos Water Corporation

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