From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has commissioned a N420 million semi-urban water scheme at Wamakko Local Government Area of the state.
The project, which is a brain child of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has a reticulation reach of 7km and is expected to supply 1.5 millon gallons per-day to populace.
Speaking while commissioning the project, Secondus said that the provision of portable drinking water by Governor Tambuwal would go a long way in improving healthcare delivery in the state and also impact on agricultural productivity.
According to him, the people of the state were lucky to have Governor Tambuwal, who is clearly on a mission to improve the lives of his people, at the helm of affairs.
The PDP chairman, on behalf of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), congratulated the governor for his giant strides in the state.
Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Tambuwal said when he took the mantle of leadership he realised the need to provide portable drinking water to the people thus his drive in that direction.
According to the deputy governor of the state, Hon. Manir Muhammad Dan’Iya, the project is among the 17 water projects so far completed by the Tambuwal administration, while similar ones are being constructed in 21 out of the 23 local government areas in the state.