LWC HOSTS NATIONAL WINNERS OF THE 2019 NIGERIAN STOCKHOLM JUNIOR WATER PRIZE (SJWP), AT WATER HOUSE, IJORA, ON TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019

Lagos Water Corporation, today Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 hosted the National winners of the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) at Lagos Water Corporation, Water-House, Ijora, Lagos.

The visit to the multiple awards winning Corporation and largest water producer in sub-sahara Africa is to gather additional/advance knowledge on its operations, particularly, the process of water production and supply.

In his welcome address, the LWC, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus expressed great enthusiasm at the Water Purifier Project invented by State and Country ambassadors.

The ambassadors are students from Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar school, Surulere, Lagos, whose names are Giwa Abdulmuqsit (Team Leader), Adebiyi Al-Ameen, Sanusi Ameer, and Opeyemi Hassan to compete with other winners of new water production process Equipments inventors across the globe, scheduled to take place in Stockholm, Sweden next month, August.

LWC boss pledged his full support to seeing the project to the end, expressing his optimism that the young inventors would emerge winners at the international finals.

While making presentations on the Water purifier, the students explained how the Water Purifier equipment works, describing the various components that make adequate water treatment/production possible.

Also, some management staff present during the meeting were Mrs. Aramide Alaka (Head, Staff Training); Engr. Adesoji Kudehinbu (Head, Production); Engr. Ajadi Semiu (Director, Production Department); Mr. sheriff Akinpelu (Acting Head, Admin & Human Resources); Mr. Adedoyin Omotayo (Head, Quality Assurance); Mr. Anifowoshe Rasaq (Manager, Corporate Communication) among other experts within the Corporation, gave their opinions on the project, in order to assist make needed improvements.

On Monday 19th July, 2019, at the Lagos House, Marina, His Excellency, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu received the National winners, as he expressed his joy at the success of the young inventors at the national level, adding that he has no doubt that they would do the nation proud at the global level.

The winners were led to the Corporation by the National Organizer (SJWP) competition, Miss Bibilore Sholarin and the coach/coordinator, Mr. Amisu Abdulrasheed Muyiwa.

Mrs. Aramide Alaka (Head, Staff Training) is expected to coordinate the training exercise between the National winners and the Corporation’s experts to the designated waterworks for advance knowledge in the area of water production and distribution.

The National Winners of the 2019 Nigerian Stockholm Junior Water Prize will be representing the Country in International Finals in Stockholm, Sweden next month, August.

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