Governor Bello intensifies effort to address erosion menace in Kogi



Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has intensified efforts to ensure community dwellers suffer no more loss due to Gully Erosion.

The Governor through the state Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project Coordinator and team, ( KNEWMAP) has visited Ogane Aji Community in Dekina, which is the largest L.G.A in Kogi State to address the gully Erosion that has being a life threatening menace to the community and had claimed over 15 lives already.

The Erosion caused by wrongful termination of drains for twenty-five years is now receiving the attention it deserved through the present administration of Yahaya Bello.

A section of gully erosions in some parts of the state

The Governor has reinstated his commitment to keep the people and community safe from any harm that poses inform of natural or human error.

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It was gathered that the Governor has immediately provided all necessary funds in partnership with the World Bank to commence civil Works. “The Governor has paid compensation to those that would be adversely affected

The Kogi State NEWMAP project coordinator, Barrister Ladi Jatto told the community people of plans the government had put in place to improve on the standard of living and to connect them to neighbouring communities they have been cut off from as a result of the land degradation caused by gully erosion.

On going work at some of the erosion sites

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