Agaie/Lapai Dam for Commissioning Next Year

Managing Director of the Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, Professor Paul Marley has said that the construction of Agaie/Lapai Dam in Niger State has reached 96 per cent completion, and that it would be commissioned in March next year. Marle, who said this yesterday when he received the House of Representative Committee on Water Resources, said when the dam is completed, it would provide water to Lapai and Paiko towns. He lamented that the river basin is facing the challenge of shortage of man