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Makinde Inaugurate Committee for Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has inaugurated the steering Committee of the Ibadan Urban Flood management Project, the World Bank Project aimed at tackling the flood risk propensity of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.

Speaking at the inauguration, Governor Makinde said that each of the members of the committee were expected to bring their wealth of experience to bear in managing flood risk in Ibadan and the entire Oyo State.

The Steering Committee which is the highest policy-making body of the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project, IUFMP, is being headed by Governor Makinde.

Project Coordinator of IUFMP, Mr. Dayo Ayorinde said the inauguration of the steering committee would boost the rating of the project by International Partners.

Mr Ayorinde noted that the state government was trying to review the project and include solid waste management in the eight year project pointing out that year had gone in the project execution.

Adebisi Iyabo

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