Council chairman urges FG to complete Balanga Dam project

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GOMBE – Alhaji Abdullahi Talasse, the , Balanga Local Area Gombe State, Thursday the Federal complete the Balanga Dam Project.

Briefing journalists in Gombe, Abdullahi said that the completion the dam necessary enable irrigation farming and provision potable water for communities in East geo-political zone.

The said that the completion of the dam would also facilitate generation and boost socio- of the and country at large.

“If this dam is completed, it would reduce youth restiveness by way of job creation and many will be attracted the place because of .

“It is the same dam that would pump potable water to the people for irrigation purposes”, he said.

Abdullahi also appealed to the Federal to ensure the provision of fertiliser, and agricultural inputs such as tractors, herbicides and pesticides as well as soft loans for during the 2014 farming season. (NAN)