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N2.5b Adada Dam Contractor Rushes Back To Site


on Nigeria Limited, the contractor handling the Adada Dam project in
Nkpologwu, Uzouwani Local Government Area, Enugu State,  which earlier
abandoned the project, has returned to site to escape the ongoing probe
of activities of the previous administration by President Muhamadu

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of
Water Resources had awarded the contract to the company at the sum of
N2.5 billion and paid N289 million mobilization fee to the contractor.

was expected that the project at completion would ensure all-year-round
irrigation for farmers in the area and serve as source of water supply
to Nsukka urban, host community of University of Nigeria Nsukka.

work started on the project in June 2011 with completion date of March
2015, the project was abandoned shortly afterwards, amid speculations
that the water level at Adada River was not enough to carry a dam of
such magnitude.

The contractor however recently returned to the
site in what was viewed as a move to escape the probe of the activities
of the previous Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal Government by
the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by
President Buhari.