A memo in regard to the provision of potable water to the 4 local governments of Ogoniland in Rivers state- Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai LGs, was approved in the sum of N6,048,318,974.74
The minister of environment Dr. Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar made the pronouncement after meeting with the senate and tough debate in the house of assembly, the reason for the provisions were due to oil spillage in the local governments to the extent of condemning their drinking waters and they were unable to farm and produce products because of the infertility of the soil caused by the oil , so the only alternative, is to provide them with water supply for a healthier lifestyle.
According to the Honorable minister of environment” Today we take a transformational step towards becoming a global leader in sustainable development with the Approval of the provision of the potable water supply to the four most affected local government of Rivers state. We're excited to continue this momentous journey together to achieving national set goals.
To achieve national objectives, all hands must be on desk, he added
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