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Water supply: Oyo approves N800m counterpart funding to access FG’s N2.97 billion

by Kunle Awosiyan
Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Executive Council on Tuesday approved N800 million as counterpart contribution to Oyo State Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA).

This was made known by the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mr Adeniyi Farinto, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the 21st weekly state executive council meeting.

According to Farinto, the counterpart contribution is meant to attract a total of N2.97 billion from the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.

The fund is required to provide for implementation of partnership for expanded water supply, sanitation and hygiene in 20 out of 33 Local Government Areas of the state, as contained in the Oyo State Investment Plan and submitted to the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.

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