Sokoto - The Sokoto State Governor, Aliyu Wamakko, on Wednesday pledged to complete and inaugurate the N5.6 billion ongoing water expansion project in Sokoto before handing over on May 29.
Wamakko made the pledge when he inspected the water expansion projects at Gagi, Mana, More, Tamaje, old Airport and Rinjin Sambo areas, Sokoto.
The governor expressed satisfaction with the level of work at the water expansion projects in Sokoto township, costing the state government over N5.6 billion.
He disclosed that the projects would produce 40 million gallons of water daily and would be inaugurated before May 29.
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Wamakko said the state government was committed to providing potable water for both human and animal consumption.
He said water tankers and boreholes would be provided to complement the existing water supply in the state capital and other local government areas in order to alleviate the suffering of the people.
Wamakko called on the people, especially people in the state capital, to promptly report any water pipe breakage or leakage to the Water Board for prompt repair.
He also warned the people to desist from building on pipelines.