The Lagos Water Corporation has charged the residents of the State to support the ongoing metering exercise recently embarked upon by the Corporation to ensure accurate and efficient billing of LWC’s customers, control water wastages and encourage water conservation.
This is contained in a statement released by the Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus today in Ijora, Lagos, in line with ongoing strategy to improve public water supply in the State.
The exercise has so far covered Lekki, Victoria Island, Victoria Island Annex, Surulere, Itire, Iwaya and Yaba/Ebute Metta, Magodo, Ikeja, MKO Abiola garden of Lagos State.
He however, warned that the prepaid meters being installed in some properties are government-owned, not to be tampered with or vandalized, citing the recent harassment of the Corporation’s workers by residents of Dolphin Estate in Ikoyi Lagos, where the Corporation’s staff were hindered from carrying out their lawful duties of installing meters on properties.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the law permits the Corporation to refuse supply of water to any particular premises that prevents meter installation”, reiterating that anyone caught in this act of illegal water connection and tampering with meters will face a minimum one-year imprisonment with a fine option of ₦100,000 or both, and a maximum one-year imprisonment with an option of ₦250,000 fine or both.
He urged the members of the public to desist from this unlawful act and support the exercise to make the available water which is limited in quantity, get to other residents of the State, he concluded.
The entire administration of Lagos Water Corporation understand the importance of Lagosians having access to potable water. We tirelessly strive every new day to outdo our yesterdays achievement. Thank you Lagosians and have a fulfilled week.
This is to inform the general public that Lagos Water is now regular than before, please shut your Borehole connection/valve and ALWAYS turn on your Lagos Water connection/valve to enjoy regular and uninterrupted water supply.
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In its bid to serve the LWC customers effectively, we have reviewed our tariffs to enable our customers enjoy our services better.
Domestic customers with high density areas will pay N200/m3 and those in low density areas will pay N260/m3. Commercial customer will pay N350/m3
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Lagos Water Corporation Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus has charged the Corporation’s Staff to be committed to the change Management Initiative, as LWC completed the 2-day Change Management Training. The training took place at the National Power Training Institute, Surulere, Lagos, between Tuesday 26th – Wednesday 27th September, 2017.
The training/workshop was designed to further change the LWC management attitude to the Organisation and work towards better LWC and improved service delivery to the Lagosians.
The “Change Management” objectives highlighted among other things: Why and how change occurs; Attitude to change: essential tools; Coping with change and LWC is changing.
In the later stage issues regarding
Change requirements were discussed. Issues such as: Sociology of change, The politics of change; and The ethics of change.
While declaring the workshop open, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus said a LWC consulting firm, E.Y. consulting had earlier proposed Change Management Training for the Corporation which is now happening today.
MD added that at the end of this program, all of us would experience what change really is.
He urged every participants to take the training/workshop seriously because it will guide our day-to-day activities of our business endeavour.
Engr. badmus, in his statement charged the Staff to be more committed to the Corporation and make it a better place to work so that we can leave a legacy behind for our Children.
The training facilitator, Professor Segun Gbadegesin in his lecture said “as a management staff you are not resistant to change, and the reason you are here today is for the change to work”.
” To encourage people to come to change”.
He reiterated that Change is the reality of life, Organisation changes because the environment is not static.
“when an organisation is not making progress, the organisation sacrifice something, and bring about changes to the Organisation”.
The renowned lecturer added that for there be changes, you have to live your comfort zones to bring about the changes you desire.
” Revolution is a combination or aggregation of so many problems that come together to bring about the changes”.
Proff. Gbadegesin said change reflect on the Organisation due to the changes in the attitude of the management staff who are equipped to bring about the changes.
The mission and vision will be influenced by the changes going in and around the Organisation/management, changes also affect the service we rendered to the members of the public, he said.
Engr. Muminu later thanked the facilitator, organiser and the entire Staff for making the workshop a reality.
Lagos Water Corporation rewarded outstanding performance for the month of August, 2017. The event under the Performance Enrichment Program (PEP) initiative took place at the Surulere Waterworks, Lagos, on the 21st September, 2017.
The monthly historical event witnessed notable dignitaries across the State with the presentation of certificates and awards to some outstanding Business Region and Zones in the Corporation.
While delivering his speech the LWC, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus restated that the PEP concept was introduced two (2) months ago to accelerate the the transformation of the Corporation towards meeting its aspirations, goals and objectives.
“The model has started yielding its desired results by increasing the revenue generation of the Corporation, as well as overall performance of LWC.”
While presenting certificates and awards to the outstanding Regional Business Managers who had excelled along with their zones, the South region emerged as the overall best region for the month of August, 2017.
The LWC boss said, the Corporation has proved to the world that the LWC Staff can meet set targets, if necessary tools are put in place. He promised to do his best to assist in improving performances.
He further stated that all the Staff are winners and appreciated everyone for their efforts, though there is room for improvement.
We need to also continue enumeration exercise to update our database. The Corporation introduced metering system to check water usage. So that we can conserve and use it wisely.”
“We need to manage the water we produce, which is limited in quantity in order to get to other customers”.
He added that nearly all borehole in Lagos State is contaminated, though the State Regulatory agency is there to regulate the activities of borehole users.
Engr. Muminu charged the entire Staff to be committed towards moving the Corporation forward, as a good ambassador of LWC. He said the LWC consultant is presently working on GIS and assets management.
In his statement, the LWC coordinating Operation Officer, Engr. Deji Johnson said metering concept is a means of increasing water production capacity, access to potable water by our numerous customers and increase in revenue generation of the Corporation.
He further mentioned that LWC has finalised arrangement to stop collection of cash in all our zonal offices across the State.
“This is in line with the State Government Cashless policy, as to make payment much more easier by paying through phones, bank, online etc.”
The Corporation, Head, Projects And Strategy, Mr. Ogunlana sikiru enumerated water challenge as a major factor for introducing the Performance Enrichment Programming (PEP). He added that the Corporation introduced metering initiative as a way of Conserving water which is limited in supply.
Mr. Ogunlana urged the members of Staff to take the metering concept (PEP) seriously as a way of moving the Corporation to greater height.
The LWC consultant, Managing Director, 2ML, Dr. Williams, in his contribution revealed that Change has come to Lagos, change has come to Lagos Water Corporation. He urged all the Business Regional Managers to continue putting in all their best, as the change will stop at their door step, because change has come!
He prayed for the Corporation success, and urged the Head, HR & Administration, Mrs. Alaka, Mrs. Bright Oridami and Mr. Sheriff Akinpelu and his team to continue their good work. He appreciated Mr. Ajose for his services.
One of the notable dignitaries present at the event, Professor Gbadegesin lauded the entire Staff, especially the Business Regional Managers to be hard working. “I want you to believe in your hard work”, as the popular saying goes “Ise logun Ise”, ànd charged them not to relent in their efforts.
Professor Gbadegesin commended Engr. Muminu Badmus for his commitment, hard work towards moving the Corporation forward, as he is an ambassador of hard work, he concluded.
The Lagos Water Corporation has rewarded some of its staff for their dedication and commitment to duties, in line with the Performance Enrichment Program, geared towards effective service delivery. The Performance Enrichment Program is a 100-day initiative, pioneered by the Corporation in conjunction with 2ML Consulting Limited, as part of strategies by LWC to meet set targets through the use of modern and innovative business models.
The Managing Director LWC, Engr. Muminu Badmus, expressed gratitude to the management and staff during the award ceremony which held at the Corporation’s Headquarters on the, 21st August, 2017, and also disclosed that, the total zonal collection for the month of July equaled 83 million Naira, a feat that had not been accomplished in the last 10 years.
He however, expressed optimism that the good work would be continuous and award be done on monthly basis.
“The awards ceremony we are witnessing today is just the first in the series of more awards that will be presented to members of staff who would prove their commitment to this program, as today’s event was organized to appreciate individuals and teams who have improved performances in the first 30 days of the Performance Enrichment Program’s kick-off; he added.
Engr. Badmus hinted that the State is giving the Corporation support to succeed and the agency possesses the potentials needed to move forward, as evidenced in July’s performance evaluation.
During the event, smiles were brought to the faces of individuals and teams that were recognized for their achievements as trophies, cash gifts and Certificates of Honor were presented to Zones, Regional Business Units and Water Treatment Plants that had shown improvements in various areas of operations,. These include billing, customer care, revenue collection, water production, growth in active accounts, technology and innovation.
The senior team leader of 2ML Consulting Limited, William Muhairwe commended the Managing Director of the Corporation for his devotion and ensuring the success of the Performance Enrichment Program.
He therefore, encouraged all present especially teams who did not receive awards to take up the good work and ensure that they excel in their performances.
On behalf of the awardees Regional Business Manager, South-East, Mr. Kunle Imam expressed gratitude to the Managing Director for the support and pledged that all the teams are ready to work relentlessly towards achieving the set targets.
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The Lagos Water Corporation has received commendations from members of the public over the transparency displayed during the recently conducted second phase of its bidding process, in respect of the disposal of the Organization’s unusable assets, which held at the Corporation’s headquarters on Friday 11th August, 2017.
The assertion was made by one of the participants, Mr. Lateef Olatunde, who explained that the process was hitch free, and in line with the best bidding practices.
The Managing Director, LWC Engr. Muminu Badmus said that it is the practice of the Corporation to conduct its businesses in line with the State’s rules and regulations, so that the Corporation can earn the trust and confidence of the people.
The Head of Procurement, LWC, Engr. Lawrence Adebola, said in his opening remarks that the Corporation realized there were still outstanding materials from the previous bidding exercise and therefore took a decision to re-invite bidders who could not scale through the bidding process to participate in this present stage.
An outstanding lot named Isashi Lot 2A which was comprised of 104 Steel pipes of diameter800mm was announced for sale to interested buyers and bidders by the Corporation at the event.
He further disclosed that the unserviceable items in Isashi, Iju-Ishaga and Ijora were packaged into 8 lots to ease the bidding process for prospective bidders, adding that winners are expected to make payments within 48 hours of receipt of letter of offer.
It will be recalled that LWC had successfully sold some of its unusable items through a similar bidding process in July, in compliance with the State’s bidding standards.