The Federal Government through the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC) granted six (6) water use licenses to the Kano State Water Board for official extraction of water and to aide them in the expansion of the water wells in improving water supply to Nigeria Bottling Company from the Challawa Plant.
The Executive Director / CEO of NIWRMC Engr. Magashi Umar Bashir FNAH, COMEG (REGTED) made the presentation on Thursday in Abuja.
The Commission is mandated for the issuance of Licenses and the regulation of water resources in Nigeria.
While presenting the Licenses, Engr Magashi stated that licensing of various water users is necessary and important to the nation at a time like this when the Government was up- scaling revenue generation and job creation among others.
The Managing Director, Kano State Water Board, Dr Wambai appreciated the Federal Government and the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission for the great honour done to the entire Kano State by providing them official permit to use water for their operations, he also stated that they will adhere strictly to the Terms and Conditions attached to the Licenses which are derived from the Water Resources Act CAP W2, LFN 2004.