The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to partner with the Spanish Government to develop water and irrigation infrastructures in the country’s water sector.
Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, disclosed this in Abuja when he received a delegation from the Spanish Mission to Nigeria, led by the Deputy Head of Mission Mr. Ignacio Japia Garcia in his office Engr. Adamu said that the possible areas of collaboration would include water supply, irrigation, capacity building, dam safety as well as improving on the performance of the River Basin Development Authorities (RBDs).
The Minister, however urged the Deputy Head of Mission to study the Nigerian National Water Resources Master Plan and come up with specific areas of interest for a fruitful, matured collaboration; adding that the National Water Resources Master Plan is the road map in exploring or harnessing the elaborate potentials in the Water Sector.
–Charity Simon, Abuja