In a heartwarming gesture, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has extended the joy of the festive season to the dedicated street sweepers and waste handlers across the city. The governor has approved an End-of-the-Year bonus for these essential workers as a token of appreciation for their pivotal role in maintaining cleanliness throughout Lagos.
The uplifting announcement was conveyed by Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, the Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). The news was met with gratitude from the hardworking heroes and heroines who form the backbone of the city’s waste management system.
He said, “Governor Sanwo-Olu acknowledges the tireless efforts of our street sweepers and waste handlers in maintaining a clean and healthy environment for Lagosians. This bonus is a gesture of gratitude for their dedication and commitment, especially during this festive season.”
Gbadegesin stated that the bonus would impact the lives of the recipients and their families, bringing joy and relief during the season.
The news was met with jubilation among sanitation workforce, as they expressed appreciation for the Governor’s gesture.
While wishing residents a happy and filth-free new year celebration, the LAWMA boss assured that the Authority would continue to consolidate on its efforts to make all parts of the state sustainably clean in 2024.
You would recall that Governor Sanwo-Olu also approved an End of the Year 2023 bonus for all public servants in the state, to appreciate them for their contributions to the advancement of the state.
For waste management related issues in your area, call LAWMA toll-free numbers – 07080601020 and 617.
Kadiri Folashade (Mrs.)
Director, Public Affairs