OVER 4,000 waste management personnel in Lagos State have been empowered with best practices on waste management at a two-day capacity development programme organised by the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN).
They were trained on waste handling; usage of Personal Protective Equipment(PPP); health,safety and environment; regulatory compliance; customer care and services; financial, stress and time management among others.Moo
The Chairman, Capacity Development and Training Committe,(AWAMN), Olugbenga Adebola said the training was in line with the manifesto of the new executives of the association to reposition the waste management industry to have a cleaner and healthier environment.
“The repositioning was necessary for the state and the waste management industry in view of the recent experience of mismanagement and near policy summersault that returned lagos to a very dirty state,” he said.
He noted that the State Governor, Mr Babajide…