Breaking News

BREAKING: Provide water to curb borehole drilling in Maitama, Wike told

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Christopher Maikalangu, has urged minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, to take immediate action and provide pipe borne water for residents of Maitama district to curb borehole digging.

Maikalangu, who made the call during the flag-off ceremony of 57 km road resurfacing projects, spanning 189 roads in the Maitama district, emphasised the necessity to address the ongoing issue of residents resorting to digging boreholes due to inadequate water supply in the area.

PAY ATTENTION:  NLC fires Bayo Onanuga, calls him “the Tragedy of a Nation”

While highlighting the beauty of Maitama as a settlement, the council chairman underscored the need for water supply intervention to relieve residents of the burden of borehole excavation.

He said: “We want to thank you sincerely for your earnest attention in making Abuja Municipal benefits in the infrastructural development under your watch.

“However, I must point out that this Maitama district, though a very beautiful settlement, has a big challenge in the area of water supply which needs to be rescued and resolved so that the inhabitants can be relieved of digging boreholes.

PAY ATTENTION:  Russia and Ukraine are building up huge armies, but they both have the same problem with using them in battle

“Apparently, the roads in Maimata are weak because of several years of usage. Your intervention at this time cannot be overemphasised as Maitama represents the beacon of beauty in FCT and Nigeria at large.

“As AMAC chairman under which Maitama district is located, I will be visiting here to ensure that the completion of this project is strong and timely.”

PAY ATTENTION:  Japa: Expert expresses concern over student emigration, inadequate research funding

In his response, Wike charged the elite to pay their taxes so as to enable government to carry out more developmental projects.

“What we are doing now is not within the area councils. This is the big men’s place. But when they tell them to pay tax now, they will begin to complain. They are happy the road is being resurfaced, but ask them where will the money come from if not through tax.,” Wike said.

Related posts

Ooni of Ile-Ife renames Americans tracing roots, urges investment in homeland


JUST-IN:s Serial Killer Nabbed In Ogun, Offers N1m To Escape


As Head of State Obasanjo said he cannot be seen driving a big state car when oil price dipped—Utomi


Money ritual: Police recover human blood after suspect kills 2 workers in Bauchi


BREAKING: ‘Cabal Behind High Cost Of Cement’


BREAKING: Middle Belt threatens self-help as death toll in Plateau killings hits 155


FAAC orders NNPCL: Refund N2.1trillion deducted for subsidy


Donald Trump’s tragic brother who died aged 42 while living in empty attic – as sibling dies


R. Kelly has filed a lawsuit against U.S. prison officials, alleging that they leaked his private information.