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Saturday, 23 December 2017
Kebbi State Government To Spend N174m On Construction and Rehabilitation of Boreholes in Five LGA
The Kebbi Government is to spend N174 million on the
construction and rehabilitation of 94 boreholes in five local government areas
of the state.
Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Alhaji Bala Kangiwa,
made this known on Friday in Birnin Kebbi at the signing ceremony of the
contract with the contracting firm, Calendar Investment Nigeria.
projects, he said, would be completed within six months.
commissioner, who was represented by the Director of Water Resources in the ministry,
Alhaji Aminu Umar, said five local government areas would benefit from the
projects under the UNICEF assisted-programme.
the benefiting local governments as Augie, Gwandu, Danko/Wasagu, Shanga and
Suru local government areas.
Each local government,
he added, would have 10 hand- pumps, five motorised boreholes and 15 force –
lift- hand pumps.
urged the benefiting communities to cooperate with the contracting firm while
warning site engineers of the ministry against compromising standards.
speaking, the representative of the contracting firm, Alhaji Umar Mai- Arewa,
assured the state government of its determination to execute the projects
according to the contractual agreement.