Kwara Youth Center partners with AbdulRazaq administration as Water get to more areas in Ilorin - NEWS EXTRA ONLINE


Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Kwara Youth Center partners with AbdulRazaq administration as Water get to more areas in Ilorin

Members of Kwara Youth Centre today stormed some communities in Ilorin metropolis to fix burst pipes in order to restore potable water supply to those areas.

The Kwara Youth Centre said the exercise is their little contribution to community development inline with ISEYA direction of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq administration.

The Convener of the centre, Kayode Oyin Zubair disclosed that they, members of Association of Plumbers and Kwara State Water Corporation collaborated to deliver potable and safe water to affected communities.

Kayode Oyin Zubair noted that government cannot singly tackle all the challenges facing the society, therefore individuals and groups must support her efforts.

Some of the communities where water was restored through fixing of bursted pipes include Adeta, Alore, Idigba, Magaji Baboko, Agbooba, Surulere, Agbo -Ogba and  Kuntu areas among others.

After the eight-hour- marathon work by the professional plumbers and youth volunteers, the team in company of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water Resources and General Manager, Kwara State Water Corporation briefed the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Adisa Logun who represented the Governor to monitor the selfless gesture.

Our correspondent reports that residents were full of joy and appreciation as water gushed out from their taps after fixing the bursted pipes.

The excited residents also praised Governor Abdulrazaq for taking prompt actions to restore water supply to Ilorin and other parts of the state after several months of hardship.

”Water is life! it’s been long that we get water from the corporation. I don’t believe it, something that could be fixed in less than one hour was left unattended for months. Thank God we elected a kindhearted man as governor. God will bless Governor Abdulrazaq for supporting your group.’ One resident told newsmen.

The KYC team will continue the exercise in Offa, Omu-aran and other identified communities that need urgent attention.

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