• Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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Sokoto spends N801m on 89 bore holes


The Sokoto State government is spending N801 million on the drilling of 89 bore holes in the state, the commissioner for rural development, Abdullahi Maigwandu, has said.

Maigwandu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Sunday that contracts for the execution of the projects had since been awarded.

According to him, the target was to sustain the feat already achieved by the state government in the areas of rural and urban water supplies since 2007.

“Several other water projects had since been completed across the state, while many others are at various stages of completion in the 244 electoral wards of the state”, he said.

Maigwandu also said that the state government had since completed several other rural and semi urban roads across the state.

“Similarly, such rural and semi urban road projects are going on and are at various stages of completion, all in the efforts to further improve the living standard of the people”, the commissioner added.