Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ, a non-profit organization, Thursday, in recognition of the efforts by the management and staff of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency, LAWMA, in ridding the state of dirt’s, donated and distributed relief packs to sweepers and waste collection officers.
Under the initiative called WIMBIZ COVID-19 RELIEF PROJECT, the organization distributed relieve packs to LAWMA workers stationed in different parts of the state and also made available another 250 relieve packs Which contained dry food items and personal hygiene materials to both Sweepers and Waste Collection Officers at the Ijora Olopa headquarters of LAWMA.
On ground to receive the team from WIMBIZ led by Mrs. Bola Adesola, Co-Founder and Trustee, Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ, was the Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, who commended the organisation for their support.
The LAWMA Boss stated that gestures like this goes a long way to encourage the thousands of sweepers, waste collection officers and in general the management and staff of LAWMA.
He said partnership with the private sector, individuals and stakeholders is very vital, as it would contribute largely to the success of the enormous task of cleaning the state.
He said while public commendations have continued to pour in as regards the amount of success that have been achieved so far, his team will not relent or fold its hands but will continue to push for that better and greater Lagos for all, a vision already been achieved and in no time will become the reality of all Lagosians under the experienced and watchful hands of the Executive Governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Dr. Gbadegesin said with enough resources, both human and material, the job of cleaning the state will be an easy one. He called for more support from the people of Lagos, stressing that the issue of cleaning the state is a collective responsibility and not just a government affair.
WIMBIZ is a volunteer-based organization and the 1st Nigerian NGO rated by NGO Advisor and ranked as 428 worldwide. It is also the only African / Nigerian affiliate partner and representative of the International Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (IWEC) Foundation.