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Ogun Govt Approves Funds For Rehabilitation, Construction Of 51 Water Facilities

Ogun Govt Approves Funds For Rehabilitation, Construction Of 51 Water Facilities

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has approved the release of counterpart fund for the rehabilitation and construction of 51 water facilities across the Ogun West Senatorial District of the state

This is in line with his administration’s promise to ease means of livelihood and a new lease of life to rural dwellers.

About 30 million naira was given out for the implementation of the Programme for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, water scheme in 13 locations in Yewa North Local Government Area.

Also, the Governor has approved N48M out of the expected N96M, for the rehabilitation and upgrading of Solar-powered Borehole in 38 locations in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state

In a statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary Kunle Somorin, the project would be implemented through the Direct Labour Assisted Approach.

The first phase of the water project is being driven under the aegis of the Rural Water and Sanitation Agency and the Ogun State government

According to the statement, the first phase of the Water scheme has commenced in Yewa North Area, while the one for Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government is also being done simultaneously.

The state government assured residents that access to the potable water supply would soon be a reality to the benefiting communities.

The solar-powered project in Yewa North Local Government Area was at 85 per cent completion, while the mobilisation and sensitisation of the benefiting communities in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area have also commenced.

The provision of potable water, the statement said, is essential to human life, and would continue to get deserved attention of the Dapo Abiodun-led administration, adding that the projects would be replicated in other Senatorial Districts of the State.

Source: Channels TV

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