KCSDA set to fund projects in health, water, education sectors.
IDRIS AHMED, Lokoja
Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency, KCSDA, is set to flag off fifteen projects in seven communities across the State.
The General Manager of the Agency, Chief Dauda Momoh, disclosed to the benefiting communities at a meeting on Friday, preparatory to the flag off of the projects.
Chief Momoh said the projects would be funded with over N103million under the basic services Infrastructure of the Nigerian COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Program.
The General Manager who congratulated the communities for making it to the flag off stage, urged them to complete all the necessary documentation for a hitch free flag off scheduled for next week
Addressing the communities and their service providers, the General Manager charged them to execute the projects according to specifications and sector standard, pointing out that the Agency would not hesitate to sanction defaulters.
In his remarks the Operations Manager, Mr. Kayode Oladipo and facilitator of the meeting, said the prospective benefitting communities are Takete, Oroke Amuro, Apata-Ipatra, Osara, Ogori, Ayade and Ochadamu Communities.
The projects according to Mr. Oladipo would cut across health, water and education sectors.
In response, the Secretary, Ochadamu Community Project Management Committee, Pastor Victor Bakwo, who spoke on behalf of the communities, said the agency would be funding the renovation of classrooms, clinics and provision of workshops.
Accordingly the agency would also provide equipment at the leprosy department of Holy Memorial Hospital and other health institutions.
He assured that the Communities and other beneficiaries would justify the huge government resources sunk into the projects.