The federal government has reaffirmed its comment to ensuring effective synergy with the Kano state government, geared towards enhancing improved water supply and boosting Agriculture.
The minister of water resources and sanitation professor Joseph Utsev disclosed this when he paid a working visit to governor Abba Kabir Yusuf , at Government House Kano.
He said his visit to Hadejia Jam’are River Basin Development Authority Kano was part of familiarization visit to agencies under his ministry.
The minister explained that his vision and mission was to increase the capacity building of the personnel of the river basin development authority and also to improve the needed fund , for effective service delivery.
” my visit to Kano is strategic and important, especially with regards to the population of the state ”
Professor Joseph Utsev maintained the federal government would not relent in partnering with Kano State Government in providing clean portable drinking water to the general public and boost agricultural production in the country.
” during my familarization tour in Kano I will visit the irrigation dams to see how they are working with the aim of finding lasting solutions to the challenges ”
“our economy can not be effectively achieved without adequate support from the water and sanitation sector ”
In his remarks Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf represented by the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo said his administration has taken giant strides in the aspect of providing portable drinking water to the general public ,since assumption of office.
He solicited the support of the federal government in the rehabilitation of some of the Dams in kano which were constructed over 50 years Ago.
The Minister also paid a courtesy call on the emir of Kano Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero , he seeks for his blessings and advice .