Buhari Commissions Zaria Water Project

Channels Television  
Updated August 22, 2019


President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the second phase of the Zaria Water Supply and Expansion Project.

The President arrived in Kaduna State for the Commissioning earlier on Thursday.

He was received by Governor Nasir El Rufai and other top Government Officials at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria.

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The first phase of the water project was commissioned on May 27, 2017, by the former national Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

The 150 million litres per day Zaria Water Treatment Plant which was solely financed by the Kaduna State Government is expected to end decades of water scarcity in Zaria and environs.

Before the commissioning proper, the President paid a visit to the Emir of Zazzau at his palace.

There Governor El-Rufai explained to the Emir the essence of the President’s visit.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai in his address at the commissioning exercise, highlighted the importance of the projected and thanked all who were involved in making it become a reality.