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Water Resources Minister Explains New Bill

by Kunle Awosiyan

THE Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, on Thursday, stated reasons the ministry insisted on pushing the water resources bill through despite growing opposition to it.

The minister who was represented by a director in the ministry, Alice Ojowu, said that a consultant had been engaged to look into grey areas Nigerians, particularly, the Governors Forum raised.
The minister noted that the bill, when passed into law, will usher in great benefits to the country, part of it is increasing revenue generation to the government purse.

While stating that the reintroduced water resources bill was not new, the minister said that the only difference was the activities of the Water Resources Commission.


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