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Water: World bank intervenes in Plateau


By Kingsley Chijioke

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – World bank programme on water supply to urban and rural areas in Nigeria is slated to tick down to Plateau State two or more rural communities in Jos South Local Government Area of the State.

The two communities identified as Gyel and Kwata were told by the Acting Managing Director of the Jos Water Service Corporation, Mrs Stella Buge to give maximum co-operation to staff who will be conducting a baseline survey of the areas for water extension.

“The exercise will last for five days commencing on Tuesday 18th July 2023″, Nangor Ndam Spokesman for the Jos Water Service Corporation said in a statement on Tuesday”.

Plateau State is one among the seven States in Nigeria that is benefiting from the Program, Ndam continued.

According to the Statement: “The exercise to be conducted is to establish the current water supply situation in the two communities.

“The exercise is done in preparation of intervention on Water supply under the Sustainable Urban, Rural Water and Sanitation Program (SUR-WASH). A World Bank intervention Program.

“The baseline survey will also be extended to Yelwa-Bukuru Water Treatment Plant which is the source of Water to Gyel and Kwata Communities.

“This will determine the operational status of the Treatment Plant leading to its rehabilitation for effective service delivery”, the statement concluded.

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