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Lagos Water Corporation decries mass looting of pipes

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 The Lagos Water Corporation LWC has decried mass looting of water pipes at the Ishasi major waterworks The LWC Managing Director Mr Muminu Badmus said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos Badmus however appealed to security agencies to help in recovering of the stolen pipes The World Bank and state government funded and procured water pipes of different sizes according to current market value estimated at about one billion naira All these were carted away by unknown persons and all efforts to identify and arrest the culprits proved abortive Twelve loaded trucks of water pipes raging from 2000mm 1500mm 900mm 600mm 500mm 450mm to 400mm diameters and six heavy duty cranes Hiab vehicle left the four Million Gallons per Day MGD Ishasi waterworks pipes yard These carted away pipes were meant for the distribution of water to the residents of Ishasi and environs he said Badmus pleaded with security operatives in the state to assist the corporation in retrieving the water pipes noting that no permission was granted for the removal of the items NewsSourceCredit NAN
Lagos Water Corporation decries mass looting of pipes

Lagos Water Corporation

The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has decried mass looting of water pipes at the Ishasi major waterworks.

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Managing Director

The LWC Managing Director, Mr Muminu Badmus, said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos.

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Badmus, however, appealed to security agencies to help in recovering of the stolen pipes.

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World Bank

“The World Bank and state government funded and procured water pipes of different sizes, according to current market value estimated at about one billion naira.

“All these were carted away by unknown persons and all efforts to identify and arrest the culprits proved abortive.

Million Gallons

“Twelve loaded trucks of water pipes raging from 2000mm, 1500mm, 900mm, 600mm, 500mm, 450mm to 400mm diameters and six heavy duty cranes Hiab vehicle left the four Million Gallons per Day (MGD), Ishasi waterworks pipes yard.

“These carted away pipes were meant for the distribution of water to the residents of Ishasi and environs,” he said.

Badmus pleaded with security operatives in the state to assist the corporation in retrieving the water pipes, noting that no permission was granted for the removal of the items.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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