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A senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Senator Solomon Adeola said that his facilitation of many water projects i his district was a fulfillment of his electoral promises made in 2019.
Adeola popularly called Yayi said this during a monitoring visit to some of the water projects he facilitated in the 2020 Budget at Agege and Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Areas over the weekend.
Adeola in a statement by Chief Kayode Odunaro, the Media Adviser to the Senator added that six Solar Power Boreholes have been completed, commissioned and in use by constituents and residents in six LGAs out of 10 LGAs of his largest Senatorial District in Nigeria.
The chairman of Senate Committee on Finance said “The solar power boreholes with six meter Steel Stanchion tanks, 10 million cubic litres capacity tanks, 5million cubic litres per hour mini water treatment plant and multiple delivery points at the base has been completed and in use in Alimosho, Ikeja, Agege,Mushin, Ifako- Ijaiye and Oshodi- Isolo LGAs.
“ During the campaign for votes in 2019, an NGO, WaterAid visited my Senatorial District Office at Ikeja and I made a pledge to support policies and actions that will make water available to Nigerians in my District and at the national level.
“These multi million naira water projects are in fulfillment of my promises to my constituents and the NGO. They are also coincidentally in line with one of the COVID-19 precautionary safety measures,” he stated during the visit.
He noted that in spite of the disruption of COVID-19, it was gladdening to the heart that some of his facilitated projects in the 2020 Budget were being implemented by agencies.
He said that apart from the completed water projects, 20 solar power street lighting projects have also been completed in Ajeromi- Ifelodun, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo, Mushin, Alimosho, Ifako- Ijaiye, Oshodi- Isolo, Agege, Ikeja and Badagry.
The senator representing the largest Senatorial district in Nigeria in terms of population of over 12 million said he would continue to monitor the implementation of his facilitated projects.
The monitoring, he stressed would also be sustained extended in respect of the training of 1000 rural fisher men in fish production and business as well as the supply and installation of over ten 500KVA Transformers for his District, according to