Osun Government Takes Measures To Provide Adequate Water Supply

timthumb (1)Osun state government in southwest Nigeria says the ongoing rehabilitation of Ede waterworks is aimed at enhancing water distribution to thirteen local government areas of the state.

Special adviser to osun state governor on water resources, Mrs. Tawakalitu Williams stated this in Osogbo, the state capital while speaking with newsmen on the level of development at the waterworks.

Mrs Williams, who noted that the rehabilitation had reached completion stage, explained that the waterworks had been furnished with twelve new water pump and 50kv generator as well as four transformers to ensure stable electricity supply to the waterworks.

She hinted that people of Ile Ife, Ilobu and Gbongan have been enjoying stable water supply due to the rehabilitation of the waterworks.

While noting that efforts were in top gear to replace damaged pipelines, the special adviser said the damaged pipes across the state had hindered adequate supply of water to some areas in the state.

She urged consumers to always pay their water bill to improve state internally generated revenue adding that government was committed to the promotion of welfare of citizenry.