Member representing Kwande/Ushongo federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Terseer Ugbor has commenced the repair and rehabilitation of numerous abandoned boreholes in the constituency.
The initiative is aimed at providing clean water and prevent the spread of deadly diseases from the consumption of contaminated water within the Constituency.
Indeed, Hon. Fabian Yaga, the Assistant on Projects Monitoring for Kwande, led a team of engineers to Boaugundu, the headquarters of the Mbadura council ward, where an abandoned borehole was replaced with new accessories to restore its functionality.
Similarly, the Projects Monitoring team in Ushongo Local Government, led by Hon. Terungwa Torluam visited the Community Health Centre in Ushongo Town, where they replaced an abandoned borehole with new accessories and ensured its immediate usage.
Hon. Ugbor is also dedicated to the installation of new boreholes in the next few months. The rehabilitation of abandoned boreholes is aimed at providing access to water for constituents who are currently experiencing difficulties during the dry season.
Additionally, some strategic locations may be transformed into motorized boreholes.
The communities expressed their gratitude to the lawmaker for addressing the issue of water scarcity.
According to the lawmaker, “I decided to repair and restore 50 abandoned water boreholes to provide clean water to my constituents”
He added “I sought no personal glory but the betterment of the lives of the people, which is why I opted for a pragmatic approach to the water situation in my constituency”.