FG commissions Okuta dam to feed 100 hectares irrigation farms in Kwara

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The federal government has commissioned a 1.8 million cubic metres storage capacity, Okuta Dam, in Baruten local government area of Kwara North senatorial district to feed at least 100 hectares of irrigation farmlands.

This was coming few months after the federal government commissioned the upgraded Malete dam and Agba water works in the same senatorial district of Kwara state to boost agriculture production and other purposes.

The projects were initiated and completed by the Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority.

Speaking at the two-day commissioning of the dam, a project office and some other completed projects in Ilorin, the Minister of Water Resources, Engineer…



Source: Nigerian Tribune