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FADAMA III gulps N1.2bn in S/East

BY vincent ujumadu
AWKA—ABOUT N1.2 billion has gone into the execution of 2,600 Fadama III projects in the South-East zone.

Anambra State coordinator of the project, Mr. Chudi Mojekwu, who disclosed this Wednesday , said about 260 projects had been completed, while others were on-going.

Mojekwu made the revelations during the presentation of reports for the five Project Implemen-tation Units, PIUs, in the zone, explaining that over 683 Fadama Community Associations, FCAs, and 7,712 Fadama Users Groups, FUGs, were already benefiting from Fadama III.

Mojekwu said Anambra State had funded 525 sub-projects to the tune of over N350 million, adding that 128 of the sub-projects had been completed.

According to him, out of the 182 registered FCAs, 120 or 65.93% are currently benefiting from the project through the implementation of their Local Development Plans, LDPs.

He added that about 33,000 people in the state had been touched positively. The coordinator said Anambra State was particularly commended for keeping to the project’s implementa-tion arrangements as contained in the project development objective.


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