Imo Governor Hope Uzodimma has approved over N300 million counterpart funds for ongoing World Bank rehabilitation works at Eluama and Oleme Water Schemes in Orlu Council Area.
Commissioner for Public Utilities, Tony Umezurike, who disclosed this during an inspection visit of ongoing rehabilitation works at Eluama and Oleme Water Schemes in Orlu LGA, being carried out by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources under the 3rd National Urban Water Project of the World Bank, said the counterpart fund had qualified Imo as one of the benefiting states of the programme.
Uzodimma urges true leadership, patriotism to promote national security
He reassured residents of commitment to providing safe water.
While urging residents to be patient, he said Uzodinma has the capacity to revamping the state in the shortest possible time.
He commended the leadership of the community for providing adequate security to the facility and assured them youths would be considered and engaged in the ongoing project.