The Hon. Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu expresses concern over the level of work done at the site of Chochi Irrigation Project in Yola.
Adamu who was on a working visit to Adamawa on Thursday, 5th March, 2020 to primarily inspect the project laments about the speed and design of the project, promises to review it. He also expressed concern of the encroachments being carried out to the project site and urged the Adamawa State Government, UBRBDA and the Contractor of the project to sort out the issue.
According to the Minister, "The primary reason of my visit to the state is to see the level of work done at Chochi Irrigation site and to use the opportunity to inspect and commission some of my ministry’s projects in the state".
He added that "on my arrival, I visited Kiri Dam and I am indeed impressed with what I saw. I also commissioned Small Town Water project carried out by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources at Mbaboi area of Yola South, Local Government Council of Adamawa State, I am also impressed with the quality of work done by the contractor".
Throughout his engagements in the state, the Minister was accompanied by the Chief of Staff to Governor, Prof. Maxwell Gidado SAN, the Hon. Commissioner for Water Resources, Hon. Hassan Kaigama, Directors of the Ministry and other senior Government officials in the state.