Governor Abiodun approves construction & restoration of water facilities in 51 Ogun State communities
The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the release of funds for the construction and restoration of 51 water facilities across the Ogun West Senatorial District.
The sum of 30 million naira was given out for the first phase of the water scheme which involves the implementation of Expanded Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH), in 13 locations in Yewa North Local Government Area.
Also, the Governor has approved N48 million out of the expected N96m for the second phase of the scheme which would involve rehabilitating and upgrading of Solar-powered Borehole in 38 locations in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area.
According to a statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, the project would be implemented through the Direct Labour Assisted Approach (DLAA).
The first phase of the water job is being driven under the aegis of the Rural Water and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSAN) Ogun State, whose Programme Manager, Mr. Sola Ogunbo also confirmed the development.