LAWMA Academy sensitises 4,258 pupils through advocacy


CITIZENS COMPASS —Lagos Waste Management Authority ( LAWMA) through its academy educational arm, has sensitised over 4,258 pupils of various public schools across the state, since the commencement of its school enlightenment/advocacy programme last month.

This was disclosed by LAWMA’s Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, following the visitation of the school advocacy team to some schools at Eti-Osa.

Represented by the Director, LAWMA Academy, Training and Development, Mrs. Bola Adewunmi, the LAWMA boss noted that the initiative was aimed at imparting waste management education in children for environmental sustainability.

He said further that the agency had utilised interactive sessions, educational materials, and engaging activities to educate pupils on waste segregation, recycling, composting, and the importance of keeping their environment clean.

According to him, “Equipping young minds with the knowledge and skills to champion environmental sustainability is crucial. Through LAWMA Academy, we are engaging future generations to actively participate in responsible waste management, fostering positive change within their communities.”

“Incorporating environmental education into school curricula is vital. LAWMA Academy’s program provides valuable resources and fosters a sense of responsibility among students, making them active contributors to a cleaner and healthier Lagos”, he stressed.

The LAWMA Academy is an initiative of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and education, among the younger generation to become active participants in responsible waste management, for a cleaner and healthier Lagos city.


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