From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
The Governing Council of Hydro – Electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) has assured the federal government and benefiting states of relief from the annual flooding effects on the areas suffering from the menace over the years.
Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Joseph Terfa Ityav gave the assurance at its inaugural meeting held in Minna at the Headquarters of the Commission complex.
He promised to come up with a robust personnel training for effective and efficient service delivery.
Hon Ityav appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for finding them worthy. He assured not to let the country down in the mandates given to them.
According to him, “HYPPADEC was established by the NASS due to the yearly resulting of colossal loss of lives and properties, destruction of farms and agricultural products, environmental degradation and other ecological menace ravaging the host communities.
“Our mandate is to set up structures, assembly financial, human and material resources and partner international and local agencies towards redressing those cumulative challenges” he said.