Owing to His Excellency, the Governor of Kogi State’s determination to tackle the hydra-headed challenge of erosion and flooding in Lokoja, the State Capital, the Hon. Commissioner for Works and his Team, alongside the Project Coordinator, Kogi State NEWMAP, Barr. Ladi Ahmed Jatto, were today, at the Jakura Marble Industry culvert, along Kpata Market Road, behind the Ministry of Works, Lokoja, where there is budding gully threat, which if not nipped in the bud, could prove a menace in the nearest foreseeable future. It is hoped that, in partnership with the State Ministry of Works, the imminent danger being posed by the forming gully, would be a thing of the past… This desire for collaboration was reiterated by the Hon. Commissioner for Works, Alh. Ohere, who assured the people of the State, of the determination of the environment friendly Governor to tackle head-on, the menace of gully erosion in Lokoja, as well as other vulnerable parts of the State. Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined!!!

Owing to His Excellency, the Governor of Kogi State’s determination to tackle the hydra-headed challenge of erosion and flooding in Lokoja, the State Capital, the Hon. Commissioner for Works and his Team, alongside the Project Coordinator, Kogi State NEWMAP, Barr. Ladi Ahmed Jatto, were today, at the Jakura Marble Industry culvert, along Kpata Market Road, behind the Ministry of Works, Lokoja, where there is budding gully threat, which if not nipped in the bud, could prove a menace in the nearest foreseeable future. It is hoped that, in partnership with the State Ministry of Works, the imminent danger being posed by the forming gully, would be a thing of the past… This desire for collaboration was reiterated by the Hon. Commissioner for Works, Alh. Ohere, who assured the people of the State, of the determination of the environment friendly Governor to tackle head-on, the menace of gully erosion in Lokoja, as well as other vulnerable parts of the State. Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined!!!

The people of Agassa Community in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State were visibly elated with the familiarization visit to their community by the Catchment Management Plan (CMP) consultants (Mecon Geological and Engineering Services) working with Kogi State NEWMAP. They expressed their immense gratitude to NEWMAP for yet another initiative in alleviating the menace of gully erosion in their community. Highlights of the visit was the admistering of questionnaires to community members, tour of the entire gully site, and the handing over of the Site by Kogi NEWMAP to the Consultant. Better Days are indeed ahead… Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined!!!

The people of Agassa Community in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State were visibly elated with the familiarization visit to their community by the Catchment Management Plan (CMP) consultants (Mecon Geological and Engineering Services) working with Kogi State NEWMAP. They expressed their immense gratitude to NEWMAP for yet another initiative in alleviating the menace of gully erosion in their community. Highlights of the visit was the admistering of questionnaires to community members, tour of the entire gully site, and the handing over of the Site by Kogi NEWMAP to the Consultant. Better Days are indeed ahead… Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined!!!

The Chairperson, Kogi State NEWMAP State Technical Committee (STC) and Permanent Secretary,  Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR), Mrs Hannah Odiyo has called on consultants handling jobs in the State to always put in their best, taking cognizance of the huge amount of funds the State Government commits into such projects. She made the call during an INCEPTION MEETING on Catchment Management Plan (CMP) with Mecon Geological and Engineering Services (the Consulting Firm engaged for the Development of CMPs for some sites in the State), as well as the Kogi State NEWMAP SPMU. In his response, the Team Lead, MECON GEOLOGICAL and ENGIREERING SEVICES, said the team, as part of its assignment, would decipher the causes of erosion at the gully sites, and proffer a lasting solution to the menace… Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined…

The Chairperson, Kogi State NEWMAP State Technical Committee (STC) and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR), Mrs Hannah Odiyo has called on consultants handling jobs in the State to always put in their best, taking cognizance of the huge amount of funds the State Government commits into such projects. She made the call during an INCEPTION MEETING on Catchment Management Plan (CMP) with Mecon Geological and Engineering Services (the Consulting Firm engaged for the Development of CMPs for some sites in the State), as well as the Kogi State NEWMAP SPMU. In his response, the Team Lead, MECON GEOLOGICAL and ENGIREERING SEVICES, said the team, as part of its assignment, would decipher the causes of erosion at the gully sites, and proffer a lasting solution to the menace… Kogi NEWMAP… Erosion Management Redefined…

UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIAL 21 SITES AND TABLE OF NEW SITES

UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIAL 21 SITES AND TABLE OF NEW SITES

% IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIAL 21 SITES IN SEVEN (7) OLD NEWMAP STATES. S/NO                   STATE                        PROJECT SITE PERCENTAGE OF WORK DONE (%) REMARKS   1 ABIA Amuda AcharaAmuzukwu Umuezeukwu 21.055.0 96.0 Amuda Achara is low due to redesign and...