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LAWMA worker falls from machine, dies day to his baby’s dedication


An official working with the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, Nasiru Saheed, has died.

The deceased who was on duty along Alexander Road in Ikoyi lost his life after falling off the machine he was operating on Saturday morning, January 23.

The agency confirmed the incident in a statement, adding that the safety of its workers is paramount.

“LAWMA with a deep sense of regret, announces the death in an accident of one of our waste handlers (Mr. Nasiru Saheed) this morning. The Authority is in touch with the family and will stand by them in this difficult time,” the agency stated.

“There is a comprehensive insurance cover for all categories of our workers. LAWMA will, through the insurance policy, mitigate the effect of this big loss on the family. The Authority wishes to state that the welfare of its staff is paramount and we will continue to prioritise same throughout our operations” it added.

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