Niger earmarks N43m for potable water supply to New-Bussa
Niger earmarks N43m for potable water supply to New-Bussa.
The Niger State Government says it has earmarked N43 million for the provision of potable water for the people of New-Bussa in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.
The Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, made the disclosure on Sunday when he paid courtesy visit to the Emir of Borgu, Alhaji Mohammed Kintoro IV.
Bello said: “Government has earmarked N43 million for water supply project in New-Bussa very soon you will see the contractor on site.
He commended the emir for ensuring peaceful coexistence of the people of the emirate and urged him to continue the good work.
He said: “We want you to urgently intervene in solving the perennial water scarcity in our Emirate.” He said despite the presence of Kainji dam in New-Bussa, the people area faced hardship due to lack of portable water supply.
The emir also appealed to the state government to assist the people in drilling boreholes, adding that the Kainji Dam in the area had affected all traditional water sources for the people.
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