LAWMA reopens Olusosun landfill for operation


The Lagos Smash Management Authority (LAWMA) on Wednesday said it had reopened its Olusosun Landfill after a 48-hour closure launched earlier.

The Managing Director of LAWMA, Ibrahim Odumboni, in a assertion, said the non permanent closure of the landfill grew to develop into mandatory to put collectively it for the predicted elevate in wreck disposal actions at some stage in the impending Yuletide .

“December shall be pleased more inflow of trucks attributable to the quantity of wreck that will be generated at some stage in the duration.

“70 per cent of wreck generated in Lagos is deposited at Olusosun.

“Turnaround time is terribly the largest for wreck administration, the tipping platform has to be very stable, so that wreck disposal end no longer buy more than 10 minutes.

“And the authority is working at guaranteeing that 10 trucks can tip trusty now,’ Odumboni said.

The LAWMA boss said that palliative measures would be extended to varied dump web sites at some stage in the metropolis, starting from Solous dumpsite, Igando, which would possibly well well furthermore be shut down in just a few days, for the identical upkeep work.

He appealed to Lagos residents to endure with the authority, adding that any distress occasioned by the ongoing upkeep of the landfills was for the motive of greater provider birth.

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In a single other trend, Mr Odumboni, on Wednesday, got an award from the Nationwide Affiliation of Online Safety News Publishers, for his efforts at repositioning LAWMA since he assumed management.

It was equipped at some stage in the Nationwide Safety Convention/Awards occasion, tagged: “A Nation Below Siege: Activating Technology and Local Intelligence To Solve Conundrum”, held at the NECA Home, Alausa-Secretariat, Ikeja.

Responding to the award, Mr Odumboni most well-liked the organisers for the popularity and honour, promising to no longer relaxation on his oars in handing over the authority’s mandate of developing the relate better and livable.


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