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Gov. Masari restates commitment to water supply

By Abdullahi Shugaba

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State reaffirmed his commitment to provide the metropolis and surrounding areas of Katsina with sufficient water for consumption and domestic use.

Masari said this when he drove reporters to the Ajiwa water treatment plant on the outskirts of Katsina town on Sunday as part of the celebration of National Democracy Day on June 12.

He explained that residents of Katsina metropolis and the surrounding area will soon have an adequate water supply.

“This is due to the fact that I rehabilitated the Ajiwa dam to achieve this goal.

“The dam will now have the capacity to supply 50 million liters of water to the metropolis of Katsina and its surroundings, although we are not saying that the water problem will be completely solved,” Masari said.

Meanwhile, the governor called on the people of the state to join hands in addressing security challenges.

He said tackling the security problem is a collective responsibility, stressing that it should not be left to the government alone to solve it.

“We have taken measures to allow farmers to return to the fields during this rainy season,” added the governor. (NAA)

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