5th October, 2010
Considering the giant stride recorded by Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA,Â in theÂ past years in keeping Lagos clean, the Realcross Interactional, a non-governmentÂ organization has concluded plans to bestow Best Environmental Agency award on LAWMA.
The event will take place on Thursday, 7 DecemberÂ as part ofÂ the maiden edition of RealÂ Awards 2010 with the theme, â€œBuilding A Better Nigeriaâ€.
This was disclosed by the coordinator of the organization, Barrister Titilayo Olagundoye,Â while speaking with newsmen about the event.
She explained that â€œRealcross has watched with keen interest the activities of allÂ environment agencies across the 36 states of the federation and got to know that LAWMAÂ stands out compared to all of them.â€
She pointed out that, apart from cleaning Lagos State, several programmes have beenÂ carried out by LAWMA. These include capacity building programme, incentives to encourageÂ their staff, the highway managers, enlightment programme to sensitize the masses on theÂ need to keep their environment clean so as to have healthy life, etc.
She maintained that all these and other criteria informed the decision of Realcross toÂ give the award to LAWMA.
The event would take place at Ikorodu Town Hall with Sir Tunde Gomez as the chairman, HonÂ Agunbiade as the chief speaker whileÂ Oba Oyefusi Oguntade II, Ayangburen of Ikorodu willÂ be the father of the day.