El-Rufai: N24bn Zaria water plant ready for inauguration

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday said that the Zaria water plant, constructed at the cost of N24 billion, was ready for inauguration.

The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Water Resources, Suleiman Lere, said this in Kaduna at the annual press briefing, organised by the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He said that the newly constructed water plant would be supplying 150 million litres of water per day to the residents of Zaria and its environs.

“We are happy to inform you that the project has been completed and it is being test run; by Saturday, the water treatment plant will be inugurated,” he said.

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