Lagos Water Corporation, LWC, has commenced sensitization of the general public on the installation of Pre-paid Meters across Lagos State on Saturday 5th August, 2017 in the following areas of the State – Lekki, Ikoyi, Dolphin, Victoria Island and Alexander.
Briefing the media on the exercise over the weekend, the Lagos Water Corporation, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus said the reason for the installation of the prepaid meters in every household in the State is to ensure accurate and efficient billing of customers in line with the present administration’s policy.
LWC boss reiterated that the sensitization exercise would soon be extended to other areas such as Magodo, Omole, MKO Abiola Gardens, Ikeja, Surulere, Itire, Iwaya, Yaba/Ebute Metta and other areas of Lagos State.
According to him, “This is a follow-up to the ongoing installation of prepaid meters in the earlier areas mentioned.
LWC staff, contractors and consultants are already on the field for the installation, and customer education on the metering scheme”.
He charged the Staff to be committed towards the success of the metering scheme and be of good behaviour to the customers as well as attend to their comments, inquiries and complaints.
While soliciting for the support of the public on the mandatory meter installation, Badmus warned criminally minded individuals to desist from tampering with the water meters, as anybody caught in the act shall be prosecuted according to the existing laws of the State.