Metro Waste

Nigerian Army partners LAWMA in waste disposal

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps (NAOC) have agreed to collaborate on the disposal and recycling of worn clothing.

This was revealed in a statement Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Alabi, commander of the ordnance corps, signed and made available to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday.

Alabi stated that the corps will collaborate with LAWMA for the disposal and recycling of worn fabrics and was charged with managing the Nigerian Army’s material resources.

“This is timely as there is need to seek for more professional advice on suitable approach of disposing and recycling disused fabrics from the NAOC Depots and Tailoring factories.


“I am optimistic that Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps will benefit from the expertise of LAWMA,” the commander said.

LAWMA’s Head of Corporate Engagement, Mrs Aramide Olaniyan, said  the various options for waste disposal would be  brought to fore, including electronic waste disposal and it’s inherent benefits.

Olaniyan also said that children of personnel could be trained on waste disposal and recycling at the LAWMA Academy, thus creating employment opportunities to them.

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