By Abdullahi Jalalalluden
The Bichi Local government council has embarked on the treatment of over 3000 wells with chlorine for enhancing hygienic drinking water in the local government area.
The Chairman of the Local Government Council Dr Yusuf Mohammad Sabo Discloded this during the flag off of the water wells treatment held at Sabon Garin Bichi, Bichi Local Government of the state.
He said the essence of the program is to ensure that the people of Bichi Local Government have clean and hygienic water for their day to day activities.
Dr Yusuf Mohammad Sabo who is a medical doctor by profession said the gesture will help immensely in curtailing the spread of communicable diseases in society ,especially those diseases that can be spread through drinking adulterated water.
The chairman who inspected the demonstration of adding the chlorine into a public well at Sabon Gari Bichi noted that his administration would ensure that all wells within the local government area were treated, aimed at addressing the spread of water borne diseases.
He urged the people of Bichi Local Government Area to support the initiative by ensuring that their wells were being treated with the chlorine solution.
Malam Maman and Rabiu Umar Jibrin were people of Bichi Community, they applauded the foresight and commitment of the local government council for the initiative and promised to accord all the necessary support to ensure that the stated goals were being achieved.