Idris Ahmed, Karu.
Water being essential necessity to humans should be a priority of caring governments at all levels.
It is with this determination to ensure water reaches every nook and cranny in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state that the Chairman of the Council, Honourable Samuel Akala Gajere embarked on commissioning of water projects across the LGA.
In a bid to ensure that safe and potable water reaches all especially when they are most in need of the essential commodity, Honourable Akala could not rest, but utilized the Christmas Holiday to commence the Commissioning of 17 boreholes drilled by the administration.
According to the Chairman, water is life as such there is the need to urgently provide safe drinking water to some of the communities across the local government area.
During this Yuletide, the Chairman along with the Councillors commissioned the following water projects in Panda Development Area.
1. Kondoro Koro water project
2. Angwan Jaba water project
3. Panugbe water project
4. Odyong Nyankpa Palace water project
5. Kare water project
6. Rugan Fulani Gitata water project.
“We believe that, these water projects will improve the quality of life and livelihood of our citizens.” Council Chairman Akala stated.
The Tattara water project is scheduled for commissioning on Sunday, 29th December, 2019.
“The collective wellbeing of our citizens remains our top priority.” The Chairman said.
Kogi Inferno: Gov Obaseki Condoles With Kogi Govt, People And Wish Them Fortitude To Bear The Loss
The newly returned Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State, over the tanker explosion which claimed many lives.
In the condolence message issued in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday, Obaseki said: “I condole with the government and people of Kogi State over the tanker explosion that claimed several lives.
“The explosion is an urgent reminder of the need to prioritize road and rail infrastructure development in Nigeria.”
The governor added: “Our hearts go out to families that lost persons and wish them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Just In: Another Gas Explosion Hits Lagos
A gas explosion is currently rocking one area at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State.
According to reports gathered, many of the people who involved in the incident were injured.
The Punch reports that buildings around the scene of the explosion suffered a partial collapse. As of the time of filing this report, the details of the gas explosion were sketchy An eyewitness, Ikechukwu, said, “We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke.
The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that emergency fighters have arrived at the scene of the incident. “LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.
Kogi State Chairman Security Trust Fund, Hon. Samari Appeals To All Road Users To Ensure Their Vehicles Are In Order.
Chairman Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Hon Abdulmalik Samari has appealed to all road users to be sure their vehicles are road Worthy to avoid Carnage on thr road.
Hon. Samari made the statement in an exclusive chat with journalists in lokoja, the state capital.
While condoling with the victims of the recent Felele tragedy, described the incident as tragic and shocking.
He called on the relevant authorities to ensure vehicles are road Worthy to save lives and to minimise the rates of accidents on the road.
He assured the residents of the state of his agencies commitment to the protection of lives and properties in the State. According to him, Kogi state Security Trust Fund will compliment the efforts of the state government in making Kogi safe for economic activities to strive.
He used the medium to commensurate with the families who lost their loved ones in the tragic inferno.
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