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Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State said on Thursday that the State Government would support the World Bank to improve drinking water supply in the state.

Abubakar said in Bauchi while exchanging views with the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu who paid him Sallah homage at the Government House, Bauchi.

 He said that the state government has made arrangements with the World Bank to improve potable water in the state.

Abubakar said that water facilities at Gubi Dam and other treatment plants in the state would be rehabilitated  to achieve some set out targets.

He said that it had embarked construction 300 boreholes in each of the three Senatorial Districts in the state.

Abubakar said that the state government has bought large quantity of fertiliser and would soon be distributed to farmers in the state.

He said the state government has embarked on the construction and rehabilitation of more health centres  in various parts of the state to complement the existing ones.

According to him , more access roads would be constructed in both urban and rural areas to reduce the hardship being faced by the rural dwellers.

He, therefore, called on the people of the state especially youths , to desist from intimidating their leaders but rather pray for the sustenance and development of peace as well as economy of the state and the nation at large.

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On the issue of concluded verification exercise, the governor said that he had concluded the badge 'A' of the exercise while he will soon embarked on  badge 'B' of the exercise.

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, had earlier called on the state governor to improve water supply and state of the roads in the state.

Adamu further called on the state government to prevail on the federal government to enable the later provide modern prison in the state.

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