LASG IS COMMITTED TO SAFETY, WELLBEING OF HOST COMMUNITIES
Lagos State Government, through Lagos Water Corporation wishes to restate its commitment towards the Safety and wellbeing of inhabitants host communities of its facilities. This is in response to the publication in Punch Newspaper of Monday 9th May 2016, titled “Lagos Water destroys houses in Ogun, displaces residents”.
In a statement released by the Corporation’s Group Managing Director, Engineer Muminu Adekunle Badmus, at the Headquarters Office, Ijora, on Wednesday 10th May, 2016, the GMD said the State is committed to Safety and wellbeing of inhabitants of host communities of its facilities. He reiterated that in line with International best practices the Corporation carried out an Environment Impact Assessment prior to the execution of the Project.
The GMD further explained that the channel for backwash water was originally designed as a drainage, which gradually became bigger overtime. He stated that it is the practice of the Corporation to discharge Wastewater into the approved channel.
He however re-assured that effort at remedying the situation has commenced with a comprehensive study of the environment towards proffering a lasting solution.
The GMD also urged the public to make further enquiries or complaints through the Corporation e-mail address on email@example.com, helpline or Customer Care Lines on 07045973012, or visit LWC website: www.lagoswater.org.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Akinmuleya O.
Controller, Public Affairs Division
Lagos Water Corporation