N150m micro projects completed in nine Kogi communities

N150m micro projects completed in nine Kogi communities
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Nine communities within Kogi State have received a total of N150 million in micro-project assistance from the Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA).

Chief Dauda Momoh, the General Manager of KGCSDA, distributed the checks to the beneficiaries in Lokoja yesterday. He highlighted that the 21 micro-projects completed across these communities are collectively valued at over N150 million.

The projects, amounting to N15 million in each community, encompassed areas such as water supply, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions.

KGCSDA continues to extend its support to additional communities as part of the NGCares initiative. Chief Momoh emphasized the importance of communities taking ownership of the projects and assured ongoing monitoring to ensure their effective utilization.

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Furthermore, communities that successfully implement and maintain the projects can anticipate further support from the state government. Chief Momoh expressed gratitude to the communities for adhering to project specifications and deadlines.

Among the beneficiary communities—Abache, Adavi Eba, Angwa Ogebe, Asanta, Bagido, Ebogogo, Eika Ohizenyi, Ebokehi, and Gboloko—representatives received N5.4 million in retention fees for the successful project completion. These community representatives acknowledged Governor Yahaya Bello’s benevolent gesture, attributing the projects’ success to meticulous oversight by KGCSDA and timely funding releases by the government.

The communities affirmed their commitment to safeguarding and efficiently utilizing the projects, expressing deep appreciation for the governor’s dedication to alleviating their hardships.

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