El-rufai to Commission N69bn Zaria Water Project In May ...Expansion project will supply 50m liters per day
Kaduna state Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai,on Thursday,announced that 50 million litres per day( MLD) plant Zaria regional water supply scheme will be commissioned 27th May this year.
Speaking shortly after the inspection of Zaria N69bn regional water project sites as part of activities marking the World Water Day in Zaria,El-Rufai, who expressed satisfaction over the level of progress made said all the components would be completed in April next year.
The governor said lack of access to portable water supply in Zaria and environs will soon be a thing of the past.
El-Rufai maintained that,the people of Zaria will begin to see significant improvement in the area of water supply while other neighbouring local government areas will follow shortly after.
The Governor noted that the project will be completed within the N69bn budget earmarked.
” We are all happy with the progress of work, all the components of Zaria regional water supply scheme the resavoirs,the transmission pipelines everything is going on very well. We had initial hiccups but everything is on course. We are very happy.
” By the grace of God by the 27th of May, 2017 two days before we celebrate our mid term,we are coming to commission the 50 million litres per day plant.
” So we have fixed the day for the commissioning of the project and the people of Zaria will begin to see significant improvement in water supply.
“Other local government areas will follow shortly after that but by April 2018 everything will be completed” .