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Saturday 30 May 2020

Kwara State: Commissioner for Water Resources rolls out list of Projects EXECUTED in 365 days.

 Hajia Arinola Lawal Hon. Commissioner for Water Resources, Kwara State

The Hon. Commissioner for Water Resources, Kwara State. Hajia Arinola Lawal has listed out numbers of Projects EXECUTED under her ministry in celebration of Gov AbdulRazaq one year Anniversary in office.

 News reaching our Media outlet from her office says;


Its been a long way since this present administration under the leadership of His Excellency, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq resumed office, and I want to thank Kwarans for trusting the administration for the last one year.

After celebrating the 365 days of our amiable Governor in office on Friday, I wish to list out all his achievements under the Ministry for Water Resources over the last one year. These achievements include;

1 Immediate approval of funds for the payment of outstanding salaries to workers of the Water Corporation to improve their productivity.

2 Consistent supply of chemicals which is used in treating the water supplied to Kwarans from our water works.

3 Rehabilitation of several water works within the state for the smooth supply of water to their respective community. These Water works are: Asadam Treatment plant (Completed), Lafiagi water works (Completed), Patigi Water Works Phase II-(Ongoing), Igbaja Water Works  Phase I&II-(Completed), Kaiama Water Works (Completed), Oro-Ago Works (Ongoing), Yashikira Water Works (Completed), Gwanara Water Works (Completed).

Also, repair works are done in some water works to enable it function in full capacity for the effective supply of water to their respective community. These water works are:Bode Saadu Water Works, Elemere water works, Edidi water works, Irra water works, Odo-Owa water works, Ojoku water works, Agbeyangi water works, Shonga water works, Rogun water works, Isanlu Isin water works, Oloru water works and Obo-Ile Water Works.

4 Provision of boreholes to different communities to enable them have access to effective water supply. These places are: Ipata Market, Koro-Afoju, Shutta, Isale-Koko, Ita-Elepa/Garage Offa, Adefalu/Okelele, Ilesha Baruba, Shiya, Sinawa, Kenu, Tabira, Okuta, Boriya, Kosubosu, Gwanara, Geasoro e.t.c.

Also, there is the provision of 5 motorized boreholes, four pump boreholes and twenty repairs of damaged boreholes in Asa and Kaima LGA.

5 We have also maintained consistent water supply to main Hospitals in Ilorin Metropolis. These hospitals include: Kwara State General Hospital, Ilorin, Sobi Specialist Hospital, Center Igboro Children Hospital.

6 The renovation of five elevated tank within the state capital is also done. The location of these tanks are: Unity Road Overhead Tank, Kwara Hotel Overhead Tank, Umar Audi Road Overhead Tank, Akerebiata Overhead Tank and Olanrewaju/Offa Garage Tank.

7 Reticulation and Interconnection of main line to improve the distribution of water in some areas within the state capital. These areas include: Alagbado Ductile Iron Pipe(Completed), Agba Road Interconnection(Completed), Awolowo Road Interconnect (Ongoing), Oke-Ose Interconnection (Ongoing).

8 Also, the rehabilitation of Phase 1 concrete tanks (world cups) which has been abandoned for a while is currently ongoing. The essence of the rehabilitation works on these tanks is to ensure communities close to the tanks have access to smooth water supply.

9 Lastly, I want to appreciate the Governor for his efforts in improving the well-being of Kwarans through the effective supply of water to their communities.

10 Also, I want to praise the workers of the Ministry for Water Resources and the State Water Corporation for their efforts in ensuring these projects are concluded within a short period of time.

11 However, I want to urge Kwarans to keep supporting this administration for the growth and development of our beloved state.


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