By Yunusa Abdullahi
In a bid to provide portable drinking water to the people of Adamawa state, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has inspected Jimeta water treatment plant on Saturday 10th October, 2015 inorder to ascertain exactly the problems of the treatment plant with a view ascertaining how his government would intervene by finding a lasting solution to providing portable drinking water to the people of the state capital.
The Governor was conducted round the plant by General Manager of the state Water Board Engineer. Isa Yerima and other officials of the Board who informed the Governor that the plant was designed to produce about Twenty-eight Million cubic litres of water per day to carter for about Fifty Thousand inhabitants of Jimeta metropolist.
The GM decried situation where the present population of Jimeta area has increased by about Two Hundred and fifty thousand people without a corresponding inprovement on the facilities available to the treatment plant which he described as the cause of under supply by the Board so far.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla was accompanied on the visit by Members of the State Executive Council and other top government functionaries.