Assem­bly wants funds for drainages re­leased

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Romoke W. Ah­mad, Ilorin

The Kwara State House of Assem­bly has urged the state govern­ment to di­rect the Min­istry of Fi­nance to re­lease all ap­provals for clear­ing of drainages in the state to the Min­istry of En­vi­ron­ment and Forestry to avert flood dis­as­ter and out­break of dis­eases. The House made the plea af­ter con­sid­er­ing a re­port of its Com­mit­tee on Health and En­vi­ron­ment on a mo­tion pre­sented by a mem­ber rep­re­sent­ing Ka­iama/Ke­manji / Wa­jibe con­stituency, Ahmed Ibn Muhammed, im­plor­ing the state Min­istry of En­vi­ron­ment and Forestry to in­ten­sify their en­light­en­ment programme against flood­ing.

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