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General News of Thursday, 15 September 2022

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FG orders closure of bridge at Tiga

Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu

Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, has order the closure of the Gadar Sarkin Kogi at Tiga in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State.

The minister made this known whiles on a joint assessment visit with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.

He noted that this move will ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians who use the bridge.

In a statement released by the chief press secretary to the deputy governor, Hassan Fagge, stated that the spillway at the two dams were perfect condition and functioning properly contrary to rumours.

He also added that the floods did not affect the Tiga and Bagauda Dams, noting that the level of the water in the dam had not risen.

Adamu called on the Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority to ensure the maintenance of the dam continues to remains.

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