The African Development Bank loan of $100 million will focus on putting infrastructure and systems in place to ensure water produced gets to the end users leading to improved access from 30 per cent to 80 per cent by 2017, improved sanitation of schools, health centres, markets, motor parks and other public places to 90 per cent by 2017 and improved capacity and commercial viability of the Kaduna State Water Board
In response, the Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, expressed appreciation for the AfDB loan of $100 million (NGN 15 billion) to fund Phase III, which is the rehabilitation and extension of distribution network, capacity support for improved sustainable service delivery by Kaduna State Water Board
and provision of sanitation facilities.
It is stated that training will be provided to the staff at the local Kaduna State Water Board
for building utility management capacity, to ensure the successful operation and the long-term sustainability of the project.
Staff at the local Kaduna State Water Board
will receive training to build utility management capacity, to ensure the successful operations and the long-term sustainability of the project.
Dore, who made the announcement in Abguja, said the project was in partnership with the Kaduna State Water Board
, the Islamic Development Bank and AfDB.