In its efforts to address the problem of water scarcity to Internally Displaced Persons as a result of the Boko Haram Insurgency, Federal government through the Federal constituency project of the Member representing Monguno, Marte and Nganzai Federal constiuency has commenced the construction of N560 million Monguno water Works projects in Monguno the headquarters of Monguno local government area of Borno state.
The Monguno water works project is part of the constituency project of the member representing Monguno, Marte and Nganzai Federal constituency of Borno state, Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno.
While receiving Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state at the site of the water works in Monguno, the project Engineer Engr Baale Bura said the project which was awarded at the cost of N560 million will consist of 2 middle aquifer borehole and 3 lower aquifer borehole with 2 million litres ground reservoir and one million over head tank and reticulation of the water networks across the town.
He said when completed, the Monguno water works project will not only address the water scarcity in the town occasioned by the influx of IDPs but provide potable and clean water to all habitants of the town.
While appreciating the effort of the Federal lawmaker, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum said the water works will address the water scarcity in Monguno and its environs.
In his remark, member of the House of Representation representing Monguno, Marte and Nganzai thanked his colleagues at the National Assembly and the speaker, Mr Femi Gbajamila for supporting him to actualize this as part of his constituency project.