Jarigbe Agom Embarks On Massive Rural Water Supply To 21 Communities In Cross River North


No fewer than Twenty one (21) communities in Cross River North Senatorial District are set to benefit from Senator Jarigbe Agom’s rural water supply to the Senatorial District.

The communities who have previously decried the perennial water shortage and lack of access to safe drinking water which has been one of the most complex challenges said, they have been abandoned to their fate by the government of the state.

Senator Jarigbe while mobilizing contractors to site stated that, the Rural Water Project is primarily meant to fulfill the basic needs of the people, as well as to ensure rights of access to safe domestic water, good health hygiene and other basic amenities by the affected communities.

According to the lawmaker, access to clean, affordable and drinkable water is a fundamental human rights recognized by the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

The Communities which cut across the 5 Local Government Areas of the Senatorial District include; Nyake/Nwang (Mfom 1, Ogoja), Central Mosque (Imaje Okuku, Yala), Akaraba (Gakem Ward, Bekwarra), Bewo (Otukpuru Ward, Bekwarra) Abuagbor (Abouchiche Ward, Bekwarra), Ukpada (Ugboro Ward, Bekwarra), Nwa Gba (Ukpah Ward, Bekwarra) Agida (Afrike Okpeche, Bekwarra) Ketting (Bendi Ward 1, Obanliku), Bagga (Utanga Ward, Obanliku), Bayaga (Bisu Ward, Obanliku), Sankwala (Bebi Ward, Obanliku).

Others include, Akorshi Owhe (Ketting 1, Obanliku), Bukemanya (Bisu Ward, Obanliku), Belinge (Becheve Ward, Obanliku), Begiaba (Obudu), Ukwel (Obudu), Kakum, (Ipong Ward, Obudu), Utugwang North (Obudu), Utugwang Central (Obudu) and Utugwang South (Obudu).

The projects after completion will be handed over to members of the respective communities.




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