Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would declare a state of emergency on water and sanitation come November 8.
Adamu made the disclosure during the Special Town Hall Meeting of the Federal Government held at Emeritus Prof. Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall of University College Hospital in Ibadan.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the town hall meeting was aimed at briefing the people on the achievements of the Buhari-led administration in infrastructure development.
He said: “I wish to inform you that for the first time in Africa, President Buhari is going to declare state of emergency on water and sanitation, precisely on November 8.
The minister lamented about several abandoned water projects across the federation under the past administrations and said that sum of N3 billion would be provided annually to states with workable water master plans.

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