Peter Obi Commissions Borehole Project in Kogi

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi on Monday commissioned a new borehole project in Onaogaji Community, Ankpa Local Government Area, Kogi State.

Obi disclosed this new development on his X handle on Tuesday.

He stated that the commissioning of the water project shows the willingness and commitment to provide clean and portable water to Nigerians.

On his post on X, he wrote, “Yesterday, I had the honor of commissioning a new borehole project in Onaogaji Community, Ankpa Local Government Area, Kogi State.

Photo Credit: Peter Obi and guests at the commissioning

“This initiative is a testament to our commitment to the sustainable development goals, particularly ensuring access to clean and potable water, which is crucial for the health and well-being of our people.

“Learning that Onaogaji Community lacked access to clean water motivated me to take action and donate this borehole.

He continued, “Clean water is a basic necessity that many communities in Nigeria still lack.

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“According to the World Bank, about 70 million Nigerians do not have access to safe drinking water, and diarrheal diseases cause the deaths of at least 70,000 children under five each year.”

Obi further stated that addressing the issue of adequate water is very important as through such project a new Nigeria where basic amenities is present is made possible.

“Addressing this issue is imperative, and we must work together to ensure that more Nigerians can access this essential resource. Through projects like the one in Onaogaji, we are making strides towards building a New Nigeria where every citizen can enjoy basic life amenities,”he said.

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