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HYPPADEC adopts strategy to deliver on projects

The Chairman Governing Council of HYPPADEC, Mr. Joseph Ityav (Right) and the Managing Director of HYPPADEC, Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa (Left)

The Hydro-electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC , is adopting strategic implementation framework to deliver on critical projects across different parts of it covering states before the end of this year.

Chairman Governing Council of the Commission, Mr Joesph Ityav made this known at the third governing Council meeting in Abuja.

Mr. Ityav stressed that the 2021 target of the Hydroelectricity Power Producing areas Development Commission is gradually coming to an end with about 90% delivery of it preliminary projects.

He stated that the data collected by the Commission from the just concluded Needs Assessment Exercise conducted in member states will ease operations of the maagement and guide the Council on the formulation of projects and programmes for the commission.

“I am optimistic that a number of projects will be executed before the end of the year” Ityav stressed.

The Managing Director of the HYPPADEC, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa said to ensure proper delivery of service all projects proposals are under the scrutiny of the Bureau of public procurement.

The HYPPADEC Managing Director who stressed  that key players are setting priorities and looking in the future with confidence noted that apart from infrastructure plans and other interventions the Commission has also carried out programs in areas of humanitarian, education and socio services to uplift thousands of Nigerians out of hardship.

“The Need Assessment Exercise is very vital to the commission as it is a requirement to provide solutions to the need of the people at the grass root” Yelwa stated

Alhaji Yelwa who explained that commission’s determination to surpass the present records in the coming years is unassuming urged communities to keep faith in the mission of HYPPADEC

He added that procurement has been implemented for the project of the Tree Logs Cutting Exercise in riverine communities due to the mishaps of Canoe incidents as a result of trees hidden in the water.

 Reporting by Georgina Humphrey: editing by Daniel Adejo