Gov. Buni lauds FG for approving N8 Billion for Dam Project
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe who is also the Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, has commended the Federal Government for approving N8 Billion for a dam project to boost water supply in the state.
A press statement by Mamman Mohammed, the Director General,
Press and Media Affairs to the Governor, said Buni observed that the project approved by the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday would tremendously contribute to addressing water scarcity in Damaturu the state capital as well as complement efforts of the state government in addressing water problem facing Damaturu the state capital and its environs.
“I want to specially appreciate president Muhammadu Buhari and the federal executive Council for considering and approving the completion of this very important project that would touch the lives of our people.
“This is another dividend of democracy extended to Yobe state by the President Muhammadu administration.
“It is important to us because, Damaturu has over the years increased in size and population, and is in need of a corresponding water supply.
“The state government has continuously been making efforts to improve water supply across the state to meet the water needs of the people”, Mohammed quoted the Governor saying.
The governor further said a committee on rehabilitation of water facilities was constituted with massive intervention which has improved water supply in all the major towns of the state.
Buni assured the cooperation of the state government and people of the state to ensure successful completion of the project.