LAGOS STATE SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT IJU WATERWORKS, COMMEND ITS SUSTAINABILITY FOR IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY
In a bid to be acquaintance with Water treatment processes, and have a feel of the different equipments and facilities used in treatment of potable water in Lagos State, Secondary School Students from different schools in the State made an excursion to the Iju Waterworks, today 7th August, 2018.
The visit/excursion was part of activities lined up by Lagos State Government, Ministry of the Environment to mark year 2018 Conservation Encomium for Students in the State.
Students and Staff from different schools including Vetland schools and Lagos Model College Ignonla were led to the Waterworks by Officers from the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment.
LWC delegates were led by the Head, Staff Training, Mrs. Aramide Alaka, accompanied by Head, Quality Assurance Mrs. Monsurat Banire, Staff of Staff Training and Quality Assurance.
Mrs. Banire took the Students round the Waterworks, particularly different strategic stations of the Plant, including the Ogun raw water pumping station, in-let chambers, flocculation/aeration tank, the sedimentation tank among others, and gave them indepth and detailed knowledge on water extraction and treatment.
Mrs. Banire explained how raw water is extracted from the Ogun River, through different processes of filtration and chlorination before final consumption at home.
While giving a vote of thanks, Oyaleke Deborah, a student from Vetland Senior grammar School commended the LWC GMD/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus, management and entire Staff of the Corporation for sustainability of the Waterworks/Plant, stating that the excursion has made them ambassadors to other students in Lagos State to teach them the processes of water treatment.
Other observers during the excursion also expressed contentment with the efforts of the Corporation, particularly in the area of improved Customers service delivery in the State.