Oyo Govt To Probe Failed, Abandoned Water Corporation Projects

The Oyo State government has pledged to probe all failed or abandoned projects at the State’s Water Corporation.

The Chairman of the Corporation, Dr. Moroof Akinwande, made this known on Friday during the continuation of his working visit to some District Offices, Schemes and Booster Stations located in Ibadan.

The chairman stated that the move became imperative because the money ascribed to the projects were huge with little or nothing to show for it.

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He reiterated that the names of the contractors affected were being collated for invitation soon.

The chairman said that Governor Makinde is ready to assist the corporation to reclaim its lost glory.

Akinwande added that his mission with the mandate of Governor ‘Seyi Makinde is to provide potable water to the residents of the State.

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He stressed further that all the outdated or vandalised equipment of the corporation would be replaced soon, so as to ensure that water flow in the state as promised.

The places visited were Agodi Booster Station, Mapo District, Beere Booster Station and Oke-Ado District.

Others were Eleyele Drawing point, Jericho District, Eleyele Water Supply Scheme, Mokola Booster Station as well as Bodija District.

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Meanwhile, in the entourage of the Chairman was one of the Board Members of the Corporation, Alhaji Basiru Adesiyan and all the Directors of the Corporation.

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