Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has commissioned a N12 million water project executed by a group, Nirek Nile Foundation, in collaboration with the State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) for Bagaruwa community in Mani local government area of the state. Speaking at the event,Masari expressed confidence that the project would improve potable water supply in the community and the quality of life in the rural community.
“The purpose of government is addressing the fundamental needs of life: water, food, shelter and security. Our people are looking for basic necessities of life,” said Masari, who charged leaders at various levels to strive to meet the basic needs of their people. The governor noted that the project would save time, energy and resources of the beneficiaries, adding that it would help them to overcome water borne diseases estimated at half of communicable ailments in any society.
Earlier, the chairman of the foundation, Dr. Mohammed Ali Dan Hassan, applauded Masari’s commitment to boost water supply to drive appropriate benefits to the people of the state.
He pledged the determination of the group to continue to partner with the Masari administration in view of its achievements in the water supply and sanitation sector.
“Provision of water is an index of development. Any society with inadequate water supply is considered less developed,” said Dan Hassan, who implored other stakeholders to complement the state government’s efforts in providing social amenities for its citizens.
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