The Managing Director (MD) of Upper Benue River Basin Development Authority (UBRBDA), Engr Abubakar Halilu Mu’azu has describe Engr Suleiman Adamu, Minister of water resources be a Man with great ideas moving with President Muhammadu Buhari good policy of administration which is people orientated and focused on reviving the country’s economy in all sectors.
He said Engr Adamu has over the years is giving the Yola authority of upper Benue much attention to enable it’s meet obligations it desires by providing the needed financial support through the budget in meeting the yearnings of the people.
According to him, the enabling good environment Suleiman provided is making him achieve many results in Yola UBRBDA.
He revealed that over the years there were abandoned irrigation facilities across Adamawa, Taraba and Bauchi that were revamped and now operating optimally.
“I really want to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for the foresight to work with Engr Adamu, minister of water resources, the Man who has a proven a good Nigerian doing great things in the ministry.
” For us in Yola UBRBDA progressive achievements were recorded because we are having a constant support of the minister,” Mu’azu said
He said the construction of Dams in some parts of North East and maintenance of the existing Kiri Dam, Dadin Kowa has jobs for a number of farming families who benefited from the authority by providing farming facilities to them.
Mu’azu further said farmers are enjoying support from the Authority in the area by drilling tube well and providing water pumps to boost their agriculture facilities, has provided to them.
A Staff in the organization, Isah Mbamba said Halilu’s first-year tenure on his good mission in turning around the Authority he sought and gotten approval and converted daily rated staff to permanent and personable staff in line with federal government policy on creating employment.
Isah said the excellent performance of the Managing Director of UBRBDA has recently attracted a visit by the Minister who commended him for embibing the culture of maintenaning the existing structures of the authority.