Gov Dauda constitutes 8-man committee to end perennial water scarcity in Zamfara

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By Ifeanyi Nwannah

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal has reiterated his promise to end the perennial water scarcity in the state.

He spoke while inaugurating an eight-man Restoration Advisory Committee that would provide a final solution to the water problem across the state.

This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen by the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the Governor on Broadcast Media, Press and Public Affairs, Mustapha Jafaru Kaura.

The statement stated that the Governor inaugurated committee at the conference Hall of Government House in Gusau.

He said that the decision to establish the committee was out of his administration’s careful determination to effectively address the persistent water supply problem.

Governor Dauda gave the committee seven terms of reference as guiding tools, which include to vet and sanction all operations of Gusau Water Board, to fully examine operations of the board, identify deficiencies and areas requiring improvement and implement necessary measures to ensure efficiency and accountability of the board.

Responding shortly after their inauguration, the chairman of the Restoration Advisory Committee, (Rtd) Permanent Secretary, Engr Bawa Sani Dauran thanked the State Governor for identifying and giving them the mandate to serve in that capacity.

The committee has Engr Bello Sani, Engr Sani Mustapha and Engr Samaila S.Fulani as members.

Others are Engr Iliyasu Labaran, Engr Babangida Sani Abubakar and Engr Buhari Salihu Dosara, while Alhaji Garba Aliyu Gayari, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources will serve as the Secretary of the committee.

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