Nine communities that have benefitted from the Kogi State Government’s N150m micro projects have expressed appreciation to Gov. Yahaya Bello for the successful completion of 21 micro projects in their communities.
The Representatives and spokespersons of the benefitting communities in their separate remarks thanked Gov. Bello while receiving cheques worth N5.4million as retention fee for the successful completion of the N150million projects executed by the government through the Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency.
In their separate remarks on behalf of the nine communities, Dr. Akin Oloniruha, of Asanta Community, Adejoh Habibat Jummai, Gboloko Community and Chief Ayo Olubunmi, Bagido Community, praised Gov. Bello for the funding of the projects, pointing out that the projects have greatly reduced the sufferings of people in their Communities.
The Community spokespersons expressed appreciation that the projects which has a direct bearing on the well-being of the people, has greatly alleviated their sufferings, pointing out that the absence of the completed micro projects over the years, had caused untold hardship on people of the communities.
The spokespersons attributed the successful completion of the projects to close supervision by the KGCSDA and the timely release of funds by the State Government.
The communities assured of owning the Projects by guiding it jealously and to use it for the purposes intended, said the successful completion of the projects was made possible by the love of the Gov. Bello’s administration in alleviating their sufferings.
While presenting the cheques, the General Manager, Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency, Mallam Dauda Momoh, said the 21 micro projects executed in the nine communities is worth over N150million.
The General Manager disclosed that each of the benefitting community has projects worth N15million, said the projects executed in the communities cut across water, hospitals, schools amongst others.
The General Manager added that the agency is still Intervening in several other communities under the NG Cares program, advised the communities that have successfully completed their projects and those that received their retention fee to own the projects, said the agency would from time to time visit the communities to monitor and supervise the projects towards ensuring adequate utilization.
Mall. Momoh added that more communities in the State and those who have completed their stand to benefit more projects from from the State Government if the previous projects are well put into use.
The General Manager thanked the community’s that successfully completed their projects for working to specifications and delivering the projects on time.
The communities that benefited from the over N150million projects, Mall. Dauda Momoh include; Abache, Adavi Eba, Angwa Ogebe, Asanta, Bagido, Ebogogo, Eika Ohizenyi, Ebokehi, Gboloko Community.