The United Nations Agency for International Development, USAID, visited Imo, on August 11, 2019
The United Nations Agency for International Development, USAID, was in the state on August 11, 2019, to assess the extent the state government was supplying water to the citizens. USAID, was moved having seen the successful efforts made by His Excellency Gov, Emeka Ihedioha to supply water to some homes within the metropolis.
This is coming eight years after it was said that the Imo state water corporation board was abandoned.
Hope has risen following the commitment of N49 million by His excellency governor Emeka Ihedioha’s administration towards the rehabilitation of the water board so as to supply water to Owerri and it’s eviron.
USAID visited because the initial agreement was that Imo state government must revilitaize the water to a certain functional level before they will bring in their money and that is why His Excellency, Emeka Ihedioha, committed N49 million to Imo water corporation to get the water out pumping.
The 3-man evaluation team included the Deputy Chief of Party; Robert Hanjahanja, USAID/E-WASH Program; Mrs Bukola, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Advisor; Mr. Hassan Kida.
During the inspection, they saw that His Excellency has fulfilled the initial agreement of revilitaize the water to a certain functional level before USAID will bring in their money. They have made their assessment and expressed their satisfaction.