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Ekiti Govt. Takes Delivery of Water Equipment

Ekiti State Government has taken delivery of water equipment worth #1.4Billion naira for the ongoing rehabilitation work at Ero dam in Ikun Ekiti Moba Local Government area of the state. 

The equipment which were delivered included nine units of High Lift pump, six units of Low Lift Pump and two units of Up-wash pump. 

Governor Kayode Fayemi told news men after the inspection that the project when completed would provide potable water for 10 local government areas of the state. 

He said government would ensure that the dam functions in its full capacity by supplying 1 million cubic litres of water daily to 10 of the 16 local councils

Dr Fayemi noted that the project jointly funded by World Bank would be completed by June this year, stressing that the rehabilitation work on Egbe dam which served the remaining six local governments is almost completed. 

Radio Nigeria reports that the Governor was accompanied on the visit by Commissioner for Public Utilities, Mr Bamidele Faparusi, the General Manager Ekiti State Water Corporation, Mrs Bisi Agbeyo..

Temitope Omobepade

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