26 March 2021 By Remi Johnson
FCT Water Board has reiterated its resolve to restore water supply in Kubwa, Airport, Gudu and University of Abuja by Monday evening.
The Acting General Manager, FCT Water Board, Dame Joy Okoro gave this assurance when she led journalists on an inspection to lower Usuma Dam to assess damaged pipes .
She explained that plans were on top gear to fix and restore water supply to residents of Kubwa, Gudu, Gwagwalada, Airport and University of Abuja who had been experiencing water scarcity in the last one week.
“… all things being equal, in three days time (Monday) a damaged treatment plant 3&4, that caused disruption of water supply to these areas will start working”
According to the Board’s GM:” Customers in phase one of the FCC (Garki 1&2, Wuse 1&2, Asokoro, and Asokoro extension are having regular water supply, while those that are not getting water supply right now are our customers in Kubwa, Gwagwalada, Airport, University of Abuja and Gudu.
“We sent out water tankers to service all these people to alleviate their suffering from the no water supply situation.
Similarly, HOD Distribution, FCT Water Board, Abolade Lawal, leading the engineers working on the site of the damaged equipment, said one of the Viking joints failed, hence the efforts to replace it fast.