Lawmaker urges Chinese company to address water channelisation problem in Nasarawa




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By Awayi Kuje


Nassarawa Eggon (Nasarawa State) – A Nasarawa legislator, Alhaji Ibrahim Muluku, on Monday, called on a construction firm to address the water channelisation problem in Nassarawa Eggon to avoid causing damage to the neighboring Rugan Baki Iyaka Fulani community.
Muluku, representing Nasarawa Eggon East constituency, made the call on China Habour Engineering Company Limited, the contractor handling the dualization of Keffi- Lafia-Makurdi highway.
The , who is the Chief Whip of the state House of , stated this while inspecting the damage caused to the Fulani community due to overflowing of water the premises of the construction firm.
Muluku said he was at the community to see the level of damage done to the community and proffer solution to the problem.
“The people have complained polluted water the Chinese construction yard is causing harm to them.
“So am here to intervene and do my best as their representative to wipe away their tears,” he said.


After sympatising with the Fulani community on the unfortunate incident, Muluku assured the matter would be to the appropriate authorities for prompt action, if the construction company eventually failed to do the needful.
He urged the community to exercise patience and keep supporting government and in order to enjoy dividends of democracy.


Earlier, the Spokesman of the community, Ishaku Muhammad, expressed satisfaction with the performance of the , urging him to sustain the tempo.
Muhammad said the community had been suffering lack of proper water channelisation, saying this had led to destruction of houses, crops, animals and other property of the people.
The community’s spokesperson, who claimed that all their efforts to meet with the firm had proved abortive, appealed to the to come to their rescue.

(NAN)