….Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani presents Certificates of Service to deserving retirees._
Lagos Water Corporation, today 27th March, 2024 bubbled with lots of excitements as the Corporation celebrated the send forth of ten numbers of LWC retirees who retired between January – April, 2024, and have worked diligently and contributed immensely towards water service delivery in the Lagos State.

The atmosphere was charged with songs as Management Staff and Staff present trooped to dance floor to glorify God Almighty for sparing their lives to witness the memorable event.

In his breif goodwill speech, the Chief host, LWC Managing Directors, Engr. Mukhtaar Temitope Tijani said “this event is to appreciate our retirees who have served the Corporation diligently and meritoriously while in active Service, as we are here today to recognise and appreciate their efforts while still alive”.

While describing the retirees, as dedicated, amazing, committed and hardworking staff, the LWC boss added that “honouring your long years of tireless service to our team, and celebrating the legacy of your hard work and dedication is unquantifiable, as it is not only made a huge difference, but also touched a lot of lives along the way, which are Unforgettable.

“So, I am proud of you and your remarkable achievements in your respective careers, as you are all true professionals by example, demonstrating that excellence is something to aim for everyday”.

Today, you are retiring, but, not tired. I am congratulating you on your excellent, standout careers and wishing you the best of retirements”.
Wishing you all, good times, good health and the best in your future endeavours”.
Engr. Tijani however, presented Certificates of Service to the retirees in recognition of their meritorious service and hardwork.

In her contribution, the Executive Director, Operations, Engr. (Mrs.) Helen Omolanke Taiwo stated, “today is your day of happiness, as the Lord has made for you. You are rejoicing, Heaven is also rejoicing with you”
She further prayed, “your joy will have no bound, and will have no end”. All what you have labour for will not go in vain”. You health will not fail you and shall be well with you, she concluded.

Retirees present at the memorable event included: Ogunsola bukola Abiola, Idowu Oludayo Oluwatoyin, Afisi Bashiru Alani, Tanimowo Olusola, Obasanjo Mojeed Idowu, Mogaiji Hammed Olawale, Bashiru Adeshina Musibau, Victor Olutayo Deborah, Bamgbose Abiodun Adebayo and Haidara Kudiratu.
At the centre is the Managing Director Lagos Water Corporation Engr Mukhtaar Tijani next left is the Executive Director Operations Engr Mrs Omolanke Taiwo and the retirees with their Certificates of Service.


The Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE), has conferred its most prestigious honour, the fellowship of the institute on the Lagos Water Corporation, Managing Director, Engr. Mukhtaar Temitope Tijani.

This was made known to our Media correspondent today, Wednesday 6th March, 2024, in Lagos.

The conferment ceremony which took place in Lagos recently, was confered to LWC boss by Engr. Babatunde Oshodi FNSE, FNIEE, Chairman Board of Fellows NIEE and Engr. Nureni Adegboyega Ogunyemi, MNSE, FNIEE during NIEE Fellowship Award ceremony.

This is in appreciation of his relentless efforts in Service delivery in the State, Unwavering contribution to Service to humanity, Exemplary leadership qualities and Unmatched and unquantified contributions to the Engineering profession, towards sustainable environmental development in Nigeria, particularly Lagos State.

In attendance were other awardees and dignitaries in the Society, such as Engr. Abiola Kosegbe, National Treasurer NIEE/Perm Sec LASG; Engr. Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul, Rector Yabatech and Fellow NIEE; Engr. Babatunde Oshodi, FNSE, FNIEE, Chairman Board of Fellow NIEE.

Also, Prof. Ife Adewumi HOD Civil Engineering Dept Redeemers University/Fellow NIEE/Guest Speaker; Engr. Nureni Adegboyega Ogunyemi, MNSE, FNIEE National Chairman NIEE; Engr. S.M Odukoya FNSE FNIEE; Engr. Tosin Ogunmola MNSE, PMP/Fellow NIEE and Mrs.Tosin Ogunmola, among others.

Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE) officially inaugurated and incorporated under Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) since the year 1995, is a Division of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) which constitute of Professional Engineers from all disciplines in Engineering who are passionate for sustainable environment.

LWC Pays Courtesy Visit To Head of Service

…wishes him exciting, successful and rewarding term in Office.

Lagos Water Corporation Managing Director, Engr. Mukhtaar Temitope Tijani today Tuesday, 5th March, 2024 paid a courtesy visit to the new Head of Service (HOS) of Lagos State, Mr. Olabode Shuaheeb Agoro at his Office, Public Service Office, Secretariat, Alausa Ikeja .

Engr. Mukhtaar was accompanied by the Corporation’s Executive Director, Operations, Engr. (Mrs.) Helen Omolanke Taiwo to present a congratulatory gift and celebrate his appointment as the 22nd Head of Service, Lagos State, while wishing him an exciting, successful and rewarding term in Office.

Also present during the Courtesy visit were Permanent Secretary Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Tajudeen Gaji and Permanent Secretary Office of Drainage Services, Engr. Olakunle Adegbite

Mr. Agoro officially assumed office as the 22nd Head of Service on Friday 29th September, 2023, after voluntary resignation of the past HOS, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola from the Lagos State Public Service, since then Mr. Agoro has continued in ensuring good welfare support and conducive work environment for all Public Servants across the State. new Head of Service (HOS) of Lagos State, Mr. Olabode Shuaheeb Agoro at his Office, Public Service Office, Secretariat, Alausa Ikeja .

L-R Permanent Secretary Office of Environmental Services Dr. Tajudeen Gaji; Executive Director Operations Lagos Water Corporation Engr. Mrs. Omolanke Taiwo; Lagos State Head of Service Mr. Olabode Agoro; Managing Director LWC Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani and the Permanent Secretary Office of Drainage Services Engr. Olakunle Adegbite during a courtesy visit to the Head of Service on Tuesday March 5th 2024 at his Office , Public Service Office, Secretariat, Alausa Ikeja .


Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), has revealed that it has concluded plans to embark on implementing a comprehensive reviewed water supply operational plan that will deliver improved access to quality water supply services in the State.

The Managing Director Lagos Water Corporation, Engineer Mukhtaar Tijani who disclosed this to journalists in Lagos said the state government is investing strategically in building safe drinking water systems in the state. These investments, he said, therefore called for a thorough review of operational procedures to ensure sustainability.

He also assured that moribund equipment of the Corporation would be revamped in order to meet up with the present day need of potable water.

“We are committed to ensuring safe quality water supply service delivery to every household and businesses in our areas of operation. Our existing production facilities and the associated water supply distribution networks will be aggregated to improve efficiency and reduce water losses through leakages”, Engr. Tijani said.

This according to him, would expand the agency’s reach to underserved areas within the state, meaning that all residents would now get to enjoy improved access to reliable water supply.

Mr. Tijani also urged the valued customers of the corporation to support these initiatives by ensuring the prompt settlement of bills and promptly reporting any incidents of leaking pipes in their areas for swift repairs. He further explained that leaking pipes should be reported to LWC branches within the regions where they are detected or by calling the following numbers: 07045973012, 07045973013, 07033261974, or 07033207647.

Lagos Water Corporation is committed to delivering safe and accessible water supply services, and these measures are integral to achieving this goal.


In an effort to fulfill the mandate of the Lagos Water Corporation and provide improved water services to the residents of Lagos, Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani, the Managing Director of the corporation, has conducted an extensive inspection of the waterworks throughout the state. The purpose of the visit was to assess the operations, infrastructure, and overall efficiency of the plants, with the aim of ensuring the continued delivery of high-quality services to the people of Lagos.

Accompanied by Engr. Helen Taiwo, the new Executive Director of Operations, as well as key management staff, engineers, and technicians, Engr. Tijani visited various waterworks, including the 45MGD Iju, 70MGD Adiyan I Waterworks, the under-construction 70MGD Adiyan Phase II water treatment plant, and the Akute Intakes. During the tour, he also listened to reports from the Plant Managers at each location.

The inspection encompassed several important aspects, such as observing the functioning of water purification and production machinery, including sedimentation tanks, pumping stations, clear water tanks, filters, raw water inlets, and the chemical house at Iju. At Adiyan Phase I, the Managing Director visited the Intake Pump Station, Intermediate Pumping Station (IPC), filter beds, and the laboratory, among other areas.

Engr. Tijani and his team also visited the 70MGD Adiyan Phase II plant, which is currently under construction and funded by the Lagos State Government. This plant is expected to serve three million residents in the western part of the state in the near future.

The inspection conducted by the Managing Director focused on identifying areas for improvement and optimizing the efficiency of the waterworks. Discussions were held with the technical team to explore strategies for meeting the increasing water demand and reducing the water supply gap. The team also reviewed available options to minimize water loss, improve energy efficiency, and implement advanced technologies for water treatment and distribution. Engr. Tijani expressed enthusiasm for incorporating innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency and promote environmental sustainability.

During the visit, Engr. Tijani expressed satisfaction with the dedication and commitment of the waterworks staff. He assured them of the corporation’s commitment to providing a conducive work environment and continuous training to facilitate productivity and the effective maintenance of the waterworks.

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has taken emergency measures to rehabilitate the major waterworks at Iju, Adiyan, and Akute Intakes in order to improve water services in the state. This intervention has resulted in a significant improvement in water


…Congratulates new MD/CEO and Executive Director, Operations, schedules hand over ceremony for today Wednesday, 12th July, 2023

Lagos water corporation has set up a Transition Committee to facilitate and manage the handing over of post of Managing Director/CEO of LWC from Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus to the new MD/CEO, Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani.

The Director, Administration and Human Resources, Mr. Sheriff Akinpelu made this known yesterday, Tuesday 11th July, 2023.

This is to allow Engr. Tijani to quickly settle down and acquaint himself to the operations of the Corporation.

Members of the Committee are:

  1. Bolaji Ogunlewe
  2. Mustapha Agiri
  3. Sheriff Akinpelu
  4. Micheal Ajose
  5. Titi Kareem
  6. Yinka Odimayo
  7. Nike Ogunsua
  8. Ismail Shogbade
  9. Saheed Olatunji
  10. Bolaji Ogunnaike
  11. Muritala Lawal
  12. Lanre Fashola
  13. Rasaq Anifowoshe

The handing over ceremony is expected to take place today Wednesday 12th July, 2023 at the LWC Headquarters Boardroom, Water-House Ijora Lagos.

The Management Staff and Directors at all levels are expected to be at the ceremony.

This development follows the appointment of Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani as the new Managing Director/CEO, Lagos Water Corporation by Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State.

Earlier, the outgoing MD/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus has introduced the new Managing Director/CEO to the Management and entire Staff of the Corporation for familiarisation.

The Management and entire Staff of LWC Congratulates the new MD/CEO and the Executive Director (Operations), Engr. Mrs. Helen Taiwo.