For a smooth water supply in Lagos State, the management of Lagos Water Corporation led by its Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani has identified challenges of power supply, borehole issues, cables theft, maintenance problems, among others as the problem with water supply.
Other challenges associated with the inefficiency of the waterworks such as shortage of manpower, compromised network, and others were identified during a facility tour by the Corporation boss.
In continuation of his pragmatic effort to improve service delivery in Lagos State, Tijani together with other management members, on Sunday inspected facilities in the South Region of the Corporation’s coverage area of the State.
This step was taken to inspect and assess the operations, infrastructure, and overall efficiency of the various plants/Waterworks towards ensuring improve service delivery to the people of the State, particularly, the Southern Region.
The MD/CEO entourage was led by LWC Executive Director, Operations, Engr. (Mrs.) Helen Omolanke Taiwo and key Management Staff: Director, Administration and Human Resources, Mr. Sheriff Akinpelu; Director, Production, Engr. Agiri Mustapha; Director, Sales and Commercial, Mr. Michael Ajose, Head Distribution, Engr. (Mrs.) Nike Ogunsua; the South Region Business Manager, Mrs. Taiwo, among others, visited and inspected facilities at Badore, Lekki, Dolphin, V/I Annex, Saka Tinubu, Alexander, and Ikoyi Waterworks.
Engr. Sarumi Mojib (Regional Production Manager, South Region), Mr. Salvage Akinbowale (Regional Water Quality Assurance Manager, South Region), Mr. Yomi Odunewu (Regional Sales and Commercial Manager, South Region) were among the designated officers who took Engr. Tijani round the facilities.
Facilities visited at the various plants/Waterworks includes Pump houses; Panel rooms; Laboratories; doping pump stations; Pressure filters; Clarifier; Aeration tanks; Surface storage tanks; Overhead tanks; Cascades; Transfer pumps; Stores; Boreholes; Distribution room; among other facilities.Follow us on social media