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Rivers Government seals 7 water factories in Port Harcourt




The Rivers State Authorities has commenced a clampdown on unlawful and substandard water factories throughout the state.


The operation, which is led by the Commissioner for Water Sources, Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja, commenced with the sealing off of seven substandard water factories round diobu space of Port Harcourt.

The crew carried out inspections on various water factories in Port Harcourt the place the defaulting factories had been sealed.

The commissioner, who spoke to journalists after the inspection assured Rivers folks of presidency’s dedication to making sure that high quality water is delivered to the general public.

Jaja mentioned “he intention of presidency is to guard the folks of Rivers state , shield those that stay and do enterprise right here, the well being of our folks is essential.

“The curiosity of presidency is to make sure that climate personal or public , we ship high quality water to our folks and in so doing it’s our accountability as a ministry to make sure that those that are into this trade , shouldn’t be there to make revenue , they need to be there to render providers which ought to be commensurate with the costs they’re imposing on folks and residents of Rivers State.

“What we noticed within the subject I need to say are fairly disappointing . You’ll uncover that our individuals are served with low customary both within the identify of desk water, sachet water or bottled water. We noticed that a few of them do that enterprise within the worst of surroundings. A few of them don’t bothere about hygiene.”

The commissioner additionally disclosed that some water factories got two weeks to enhance on their services.

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