the five-year project ought to have commenced in 2014 but for delay i
about NGN100 billion.
This interesting arrangement was made known to the public by the National The World Bank has arranged plans to help Nigeria boost her irrigation activities with Coordinator, Tr newsvilla.org ansforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria, Peter Yakubu.
Yakubu disclosed this development while speaking during a courtesy visit he paid to the Managing Director, Sokoto Rima River Basin Development Authority. He revealed that more than 23,000 hectares of irrigable land are expected to be fully cultivated at the end of the pr onnp.org oject.
In his statement, the
project involves five dams which includes Bakalori Dam in Zamfara State,
Goronyo Dam in Sokoto State, Hadeja Dam in Jigawa State, Dafin Kowa in Gombe
State and Kano State’s dam.
He also reve panifol.com aled that the five-year project ought to have commenced in 2014 but for delay in the release of funds which includes the Federal Government NGN44 million counterpart fund.
He assured Nigerians that with recent commitment of the Federal Government and the World Bank’s intervention, the aims of the project would soon be realized.