The Managing Director of the state Water board, Engineer Zayyanu Rabi`u has disclosed that the state Government is scheduled to expend the sum of 460 million naira on the execution of greater Dutse water project.
This he said followed an approval by Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar to this effect and that the project includes provision of new water schemes and replacement of dilapidated water facilities.
He said the board has also spent over one billion seven hundred and forty nine million naira on the execution of various water projects across the state pointing out that out of the amount 108 million naira was spent on the purchase of water generating sets while over 73 million naira was used on the conversion of 14 motorized water schemes to solar powered.
The Managing Director further stated that government spent 389 million naira on rehabilitation works under phase one, with19 million naira so far under phase two, while one billion one hundred and fifty eight million naira was expanded on upgrading of Kazaure, Gumel, Ringim, Dutse, Garki and Babura waters schemes and that the government is looking into the possibility of executing Hadejia great water project soon.

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