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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE

The Federal Ministry of Environment says the second phase of dredging the Asa River will begin in a few weeks to intensify efforts to prevent flooding in Kwara.

Federal Government to commence phase Two of the dredging and channelisation projects of

rivers across the Country.

 

Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr Shehu Ibrahim,

made this known in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, during an inspection of the Asa River/Isale Koko Erosion

and Flood Control Projects noted that contractors would soon expand the project.

 

Flood: FG commences second phase dredging of Asa River

Mr Ibrahim explained that the Phase Two project would also focus on expanding Rivers at Amilegbe

and Post Office Areas to ease the flow of water when it starts to rain, citing an example with the

dredging of the Asa River, which used to be flooded during raining season, has brought positive

changes in the last year after the intervention of the Federal Government.

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He assured me that the project would commence within the next Three weeks before the rainy season,

especially with predictions from the Nigeria Metrological Agency on possible heavy rainfall this year.

 

Flood: FG begins second phase dredging of Asa River project

The permanent secretary, however, decried the attitude of some people who still dump refuse into the

rivers, urging them to desist from such acts as anyone caught will be dealt with by appropriate authorities.

 

In a remark, the contractor handling the project, Me Bello El-unfair, maintained that the carnal, about

Forty kilometres would be completed within Eighteen months.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMENCE PHASE TWO RIVER DREDGING NATIONWIDE


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