The Managing Director/CEO, Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus, has promised the residents of Lagos Island improved service delivery to the area.
Engr. Badmus spoke during a visit by the Lagos Island Connect (LIC) team, led by its co-founder, Ms. Yemisi Ransome-Kuti, to the Corporation’s Head Office at Ijora-Olopa, to discuss the lingering issue of water scarcity in Lagos Island.
He explained that the Corporation is currently addressing the issues surrounding the water shortage and gave an assurance that the matter would soon be resolved.
The LWC boss explained that a section of the Onikan Mini-Waterworks that was responsible for the production and supply of potable water to the affected area on Lagos Island got burnt and the process of repairs has been initiated.
He stated further that plans are also underway to rehabilitate the 70 Million Gallons per Day (MGD) Adiyan and 45 Million Gallons per Day (MGD) Iju Waterworks to boost water supply across the State, particularly on Lagos Island.
Other members of the visiting delegation to LWC were the Lagos Island Council Manager, Mr. Hakeem Disu, and LIC Community Mobilisation/Liaison Manager, Mr. Layeni Aliu.
Lagos Island Connect (LIC) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) created to partner with the Local Authorities on programmes and activities that would change the narrative of Lagos Island Local Government Area.