By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex on Tuesday said they are committed to using of solar and other equipment to support water pump projects in the state.
Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex disclosed this when he received a team from the African Development Bank Group Nigeria Country Department who came on a courtesy visit to Government House in Kaduna.
The Deputy Governor said, the state government is working earnestly to improve on water projects in the state as residents are happy to know how far the project goes.
He was impressed on their mission to partner with the state and the level of their commitment towards water projects in particular and called on them to sustained it.
Bantex said the state government was making sure that water gets to consumers who are ready to pay their monthly bills as they were working towards ensuring that the state government generates revenue into the state.
According to him, the state government has involved solar and other items in empowering the system protect so that they can cut off the difficulties that is currently in power generation, adding that this would enable them to derive constant supply of water to consumers through various solar powered punps.
He commended them for partnership with the state and prayed their commitment will be sustained.
In a remark, the leader of the delegation, Mrs Wambai Kituri said they were in Kaduna State to share some ideas and then partner with the state.
According to her, Kaduna State transition from Water Board to Water Corporation is one of the major successes.
She said the Zaria dam project is 90% completed.