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Buhari urges passage of Water Resources Bill

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the National Assembly to pass the National Water Resources Bill, to make potable drinking water more accessible to the public. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari made the appeal when he inaugurated the Zobe Dam Regional Water Scheme, jointly constructed by the Federal and Katsina State Governments, at Dutsinma Local Government of Katsina State on Thursday, July ...

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Groups urge lawmakers to disregard minister’s lobby on rested Water Bill

Suleiman Adamu

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have described the unrelenting lobby for passage of the Water Resources Bill by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, as an insult to the sensibilities of Nigerians who have unanimously rejected the bill. Minister of Water ...

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Minister decries misinformation on Water Resources Control Bill

Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has said that Nigerians are being misinformed about the Water Resources Control Bill. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu The minister made the statement while interfacing with the House of Representatives Committee on Water Resources in Abuja, following the public outcry that trailed the passage of the bill. Sequel to a motion ...

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Reps withdraw Water Resources Control Bill

Femi Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives at its plenary on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 withdrew the Water Resources Control Bill which it passed two months ago. Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila The bill seeks to provide for management, equitable and sustainable use of surface and underground water across the country. It also seeks to provide a legal framework for the management ...

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