LAGOS, Nigeria – A staff member of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has died in a work-related accident.
He was reportedly crushed to death by the machine of the waste truck he was handling.
The incident happened on Alexander Road in Ikoyi.
The agency, in a statement, confirmed that the employee was Nasiru Saheed
LAWMA assured that it was in touch with the family and will stand by them.
“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 said.