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Govt inaugurates dam, irrigation compedium to attract investors into water sector

Compedium of irrigation and digital dams infrastructure

Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 inaugurated a compedium of irrigation and digital dams infrastructure as part of efforts to attract more investors into the water resources sector. Official inaguration of the compedium of irrigation and digital dams infrastructure Adamu, at the event in Abuja, noted that the Federal Government, through the ministry, embarked on construction of dams to ensure ...

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Water actors canvass power decentralisation to tackle climate change

Climate change and water

Water sector observers have underlined the over concentration of decision making power at the national level as one of the key factors that may hinder the Federal Government intervention plan to address the impact of climate change on the nation’s water resources if not properly handled.   Participants at the validation workshop in Abuja The industry players, who gathered on Tuesday, ...

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Lagos urged to declare state of emergency in water sector

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has urged the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to immediately declare a state of emergency in the water sector. The group also demanded that the Lagos House of Assembly convene an emergency session on the reported production status in nearly all the waterworks in Lagos. L-R: Veteran unionist, Comrade Sylvester Ejiofor; ...

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Govt urges states to prioritise investment in water sector

Water Resources Minister, Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has underscored the need for state governments to prioritise investment in the water sector, to achieve targets. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, was conferred the Fellowship of the Nigerian Institution of Water Engineers Adamu gave the advice at investiture ceremony of Mrs Chinwe Igwegbe, the 6th National Chairman of the Nigerian ...

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