Over 4,258 students from various public schools throughout the state have been made more aware of the Lagos Waste Management Authority since the start of its school enlightenment and advocacy campaign last month, according to LAWMA Academy, the organization’s educational branch.
This was disclosed by LAWMA’s Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, following the visitation of the school advocacy team to 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.
He said, “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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