In a bid to fulfill its mandate, the Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority (LNRBDA) has constructed dams, dilled boreholes and other environmental projects, the Managing Director, Dr. Adeniyi Saheed Aremu has said.
According to him, about 62 projects have been completed while three are still ongoing covering different locations.
Dr. Aremu noted that some of the dam projects carried out by the authority includes Aran-Orin Dam in Kwara South Senatorial district – Completed; Omu-Aran Dam in Kwara South Senatorial district – Completed; Yashikira Dam, Baruten LGA, Kwara State – Completed; Okuta Dam, Baruten LGA, Kwara State – Completed; Iyah Gbede Dam, Ijumu LGA, Kogi State – Completed; Takete-Idde Dam, Yagba East LGA, Kogi State – Completed; Moshe-Gada Dam, Baruten LGA, Kwara State – On-going; Odo-Ape Dam, Kabba-Bunu LGA, Kogi State – On-going and an ongoing project at Kpada Dam, Patigi LGA, Kwara State.
Besides dams construction, LNRBDA also carried out and completed Flood and Erosion Control Works including the Channelization and Flood Control Work At Koro Ile Ale Ileku Off Popo Giwa Ilorin, Ilorin West LGA, Kwara State; Construction and Channelization within Iyaniwura Area of Igbona Road, Kwara State; Construction and Channelization Within Oke-Andi Area, Ilorin East LGA, Kwara State; Channelization and Flood Control Work Of Abimbola Street Tanke Ilorin, Ilorin South LGA, Kwara State; Channelization and Flood Control Work At Isale Arowasi Off Ita Kudima Street Ilorin, Ilorin West LGA, Kwara State; Channelisation and Road Rehabilitation At Asa Dam Estate Behind NNPC Mega Station Ilorin, Kwara State.
Others includes the Flood And Erosion Control Along Owa Kojola street, Gaa Akanbi, Ilorin South LGA, Kwara State; Ajibesin-Oniru Air Force Channelization And Flood Control, Oloje Housing Estate, Ilorin, Kwara State; Erosion control at Upstream of Afelele Dam, Offa; Flood and Erosion Control Works Along Enji River, Offa, Kwara State; Erosion Control At Printing Road, Off Offa Road Gra, Ilorin South Lga, Kwara State; Erosion Control Works At Chiroma Patigi Road, Kwara State; Erosion Control Works At Ibrahim Dama Mawogi Road, Patigi, Kwara State; Erosion Control and Surface Dressing of Farm Access On Ikotun Road In Ojoku, Oyun LGA, Kwara State; Flood And Erosion Control Works In Otte-Etile Ballah Junction Asa LGA Kwara Central Senatorial District Completed and Flood And Erosion Control Work At Pakata Ubandawaki, Govt. Girls Day Sec. Sch. Road, Ilorin.
Meanwhile, about 40 motorised and solar boreholes were drilled across different local governments under its juisdiction, including: Owalobo Palace Obbo-Ile, Ekiti LGA Kwara State; Emi Kochita Alera, Ifelodun LGA, Kwara State; Ajuba Area, Oba’s Compound Ijagbo, Oyun LGA Kwara State amongst others.
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