From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia
In a bid to provide potable drinking water to rural communities in his constituency, a member of the House Representative, representing Nasarawa Eggon, Akwanga and Wamba Federal Constituency of Nasarawa state Rep David Ombugadu has embarked on borehole projects in Keana, Awe and Obi in the state.
Speaking in an interview with peoples daily at one of the borehole side in Adudu ward of Obi Local government council yesterday, the water project secretary Mr. Lazarus Saleki opined that, so far they have sank boreholes in all the electoral wards in Keana, Awe and now in Obi Local government respectively.
According to him “The borehole projects will cut across the electoral wards in the three senatorial districts of the state. We have started with the southern zone. I assured you soon, we would move to the Northern zone and finally to the Western senatorial district. Each electoral ward will benefit from this laudable project”
He further said that each local government council headquarters in the state is entitled to one borehole in a church and mosque; calling on the other zones to be calm as according to him “This borehole project will go round each electoral ward as earlier promised by honorable David Ombugadu. The law maker will not fail you at all. He is a man that keeps to his words. Work has commenced and until we accomplish it”.
The project secretary however lamented that some areas are not accessible for the machine ( truck ) to move due to the road network: assuring that as soon as the rain is over, all the locations will be visited.
“I assured you that these borehole projects is for the people in the three senatorial districts. The honourable is working earnestly to salvage the rural dwellers from poor drinking water. That is the aim of this initiative” “Water for all” He maintained.