From Ahmed Mohammed, Bauchi
The Managing Director of Bauchi state water Corporation, Aliyu Aminu Gital has explained that over one million people are expected to benefit from the expansion and on going rehabilitation of Bauchi Water urban water projects.
Gital stated this yesterday in Bauchi when he interacted with reporters.
He said the World Bank is supporting the state government to reactivate rehabilitate and expand the water supply scheme of Bauchi metropolis.
He said “we have completed the laid down of water pipes in Government Reserved Area GRA like in Sokoto, Kano, and kaduna road in old GRA, we have also laid down pipes in State lowcost, even though we have challenges inlaying the pipes from Gubi dam to town in some areas there are rocks we are still working destroying these rocks and laying down our water pipes.”
Gital said presently the population of Bauchi people is between 600,000 to 650,000 and since the project will reach 2027 we estimated that by that time the population will reach over one million and sixty people.