Nigeria: World Bank to Spend Over $508 Million in Gombe

Gombe – World Bank, Federal Government and Food and Agriculture of United Nations in collaboration with the State Government to spend the sum of $508.96 million on civil Works, Water management and tree planting.

Bala Nayaya, state project coordinator disclosed this while speaking with Journalists Friday in Gombe during his visit to some affected communities in Akko Local Government Area of the state.

He said five communities were critically affected by gully erosion were selected out of 45 for the commencement of the projects toward addressing the problems of erosion in the state.

According to him, the communities and the location of the propose project side were Kumo general hospital-Jauro-Tukur stream erosion, Wuro-Bajoga-Barunde fingers gully erosion control in Akko.

Others were Gombe State University gully erosion and Federal Collage of Education-railway line gully erosion control as well as Gombe International Hotel-State House of Assembly Flood control.

Source: Angola Press News Agency