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Buhari Phobia: N2.5b Adada Dam Contractor Rushes Back To Site

Posted: Aug 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


By Emmanuel Nzomiwu,


Rudo Nigeria Limited, the contractor handling the Adada Dam project in Nkpologwu, Uzouwani Local Government Area, Enugu State,  which earlier abandoned the project, has returned to site to escape the ongoing probe of activities of the previous administration by President Muhamadu Buhari.

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources had awarded the contract to the company at the sum of N2.5 billion and paid N289 million mobilization fee to the contractor.

It was expected that the project at completion would ensure all-year-round irrigation for farmers in the area and serve as source of water supply to Nsukka urban, host community of University of Nigeria Nsukka.

Although work started on the project in June 2011 with completion date of March 2015, the project was abandoned shortly afterwards, amid speculations that the water level at Adada River was not enough to carry a dam of such magnitude.

The contractor however recently returned to the site in what was viewed as a move to escape the probe of the activities of the previous Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal Government by the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Buhari.