By;Umar Abdullahi Aliyu
The Hon. Minister for Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu has on Thursday, 5th March, 2020 commissioned 200,0000 cubic litres per day at Mbamoi area of Yola South, Local Government Council in Adamawa State. The project according to the Minister was an emergency one, aimed at providing emergency water supply to about 150,000 inhabitant of Mbamoi town. He hinted that the project was initiated and completed in 2019 by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.
The project includes the provision of 4 boreholes, 16kw solar energy system, supply of 100kva transformer, provision of fetching points among other things, the official of the ministry stated.
The Minister urged the government and the good people of Mbamoi town to support, guard and sustain the water project.
Earlier in his remarks, Hon. Hassan Kaigama, Commissioner water resources, Adamawa State assured the Minister of the commitments and willingness of Adamawa State Government in supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria in providing clean water to the people of the state. He charged the benefiting community to take ownership of the facility so as to guard and sustain it.
The water facility was officially handed over to the state ministry of water resources. Recall that the minister was in the state to inspect some of its ongoing projects in Adamawa.