By Lanre Adesanya
At a time when access to pipe borne water even in the Lagos metropolis is inadequate, clean water waste away in gallons at Jakanra automobile market Ijaiye Ojokoro LCDA daily, as concerned authority pay no cognisance.
Artisans and traders in the area who spoke with Newsarena noted that the leaking pipe occasioned by a dysfunctional water network of the Lagos Water Works Corporation which led to the waste was left unattended to.
The Personal Assistant to the Baba Loja General of Ojokoro Land, Mr. Adegoke Wahab laments the situation concerning the waste.
“It has been like that for two years the in the Jankara market side alone we have four spots where this water waste away,along Tinubu way here in Ojokoro axis close to eleven spots have this issue, even the one within the Police station is not spared.
“My boss the Baba Loja General Chief Akinloye Oladejo has officially communicated this issue to the water corporation and they came to check in the first week of July since then they are yet to do anything about it, even the neighbourhood watch and officials from the council have made moves on it, but it remain unchecked.”He said.
The minor fault which they perceived would have been dealt with easily, still persist till now and whenever the water is circulated it waste away.