Water Corporation gets new MD
THE Lagos State Government has appointed a new managing director for the Lagos Water Corporation. He is Engineer Muminu Adekunle Badmus, a native of Epe Alaro Ogunmodede in Lagos, a mechanical engineering graduate of the University of the District of Columbia and Howard University.
His appointment takes effect on the resignation of the former MD of the Corporation, Engr. Shayo Holloway, who resigned recently after 8 years of service to the water corporation.
Before his appointment, Mr. Badmus had worked in various capacities. He was a senior manager with the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (aka DC Water) an organisations that supervises the operation and maintenance of water distribution to the White House and other parts of Washington DC.
Badmus had thirty years experience in engineering profession. He was in-charge of DC Water’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) a construction and maintenance projects for the DC Water and Wastewater Authority.
While there, Badmus worked his way up through several engineering designs, construction and operation projects, including technology for sewer lateral replacement, Fat Oil and Gre4ase (FOG), wireless supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, vulnerability assessments and various improvements to the aging water and sewer frame in the District.
He also took charge of long-term sewer infrastructural planning, standardization of DC’s water and sewer infrastructure; and the US Federal Government’s clean water program in the District.
He is a member of many professional bodies including American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Water Environmental Foundation (WEF), among others.