[NEWS] FG BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF DYKES TO PREVENT FLOODING – OFFICIAL

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS COMMENCED THE CONSTRUCTION OF DYKES TO PROTECT THE NATION’S RIVER BODIES AND MINIMIZE RISKS THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM FLOODING.

DIRECTOR, IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES, ELIJAH ADERIBIGBE, MADE THIS KNOWN IN AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN IN ABUJA, ON TUESDAY, SAYING THAT IT BECAME NECESSARY TO CURTAIL WATER LEVELS SO AS TO PREVENT THEM FROM OVERSHOOTING THEIR BOUNDARIES.