The Lagos State Government has increased the salaries of the employees of the Lagos Waste Management Authority in the State by 20%.
The Punch reported that the managing director and chief executive officer of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, revealed this in the State.
The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu vowed to pay trash managers under the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria more money and urged them to support the APC in the upcoming elections.
At a meeting with the sweepers held at LAWMA’s headquarters in Ijora-Olopa, Odumboni announced the raise.
He added that in order to enable the sanitation personnel complete their jobs effectively, new work tools like overalls, boots, and personal protective equipment will also be given to them.
Lastly, he stated that the State’s current administration would give the employees the assistance they need to perform their jobs effectively.