Lagos govt makes case for water regulation


The Lagos State Government has said water regulation will ensure that residents have access to water, safeguard their health and protect the environment.

The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission, Mrs Funke Adepoju, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, adding that the commission has been invited to represent Nigeria at the seventh International Water Regulators Forum slated to hold in Copenhagen, Denmark, this month.

She said, “The IWRF is the international meeting of the global network of regulators under the auspices of the International Water Association which has the vision to ensure that water is wisely, sustainably and equitably managed.

“For us at LASWARCO, we welcome this invitation and it is a testament to the fact that the world is noticing the regulatory reforms being championed in Lagos State under the leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in line with the THEMES agenda to transform the water regulatory landscape.

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Punch, 07-09-22