• Scavengers must pay levies to government – LAWMA

    Scavengers must pay levies to government – LAWMA

    The Lagos State Waste Management Authority on Wednesday said waste scavengers were stealing government’s raw materials and would begin to pay levies to the state government.

    The Executive Chairman of LAWMA, Olumuyiwa Adejokun, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that wastes were resources for the state, which scavengers stole daily.

    Adejokun said: “Scavengers must pay to the government purse because they make money from whatever they collect across dump sites.

    “What we call waste is no more waste, they are raw […]