North Mugirango Constituency has signed a deal with the National Water harvesting and storage authority (NWHSA) to drill 12 boreholes in the region at a cost of KSh.37 Million.
While signing the agreement in the Nyamira North Deputy County Commissioner’s office, the chief executive officer Mr. Geoffrey Sang’ said that deal would address the water shortage in the semi-arid area. Mr. Geoffrey Sang’ While signing the agreement in the Nyamira North Deputy County Commissioner’s office, the parastatals’ chief executive officer Mr. Geoffrey Sang’ said that deal would address the water shortage in the semi-arid area.
He said that the cost would cater for provision of water storage tanks, piping and building of water kiosks for easy access of the commodity that is set to commence on April.
“We have today committed ourselves between the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NGCDF) of North Mugirango and the NWHSA) by signing an agreement to ensure that 12 boreholes are drilled across this area to permanently address the water shortage and food scarcity.
The KSh.37 million will cater for the drilling ,piping, storage tanks and building of water kiosks. This will ensure that ever household has easy access to water,” he said.
North Mugirango Member of Parliament Joash Nyamoko assured the over 275 thousand residents of enough water once the projects commences.
“We have agreed with the KNWHSA that they must find water in the 12 boreholes and that the public funds will be utilized to the last coin.
Our people should have hope that once the works are complete,we will not experience challenges of accessing water,” Nyamoko added.