The Federal Government has commissioned N431m erosion control projects in Ganye and Jada local government areas of Adamawa State.
The projects, executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) were part of the 27 ecological interventions contracts approved by President Muhammadu Buhari to salvage ecological challenges in different parts of the country.
Speaking at the commissioning, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, identified significance of the intervention to improving livelihood of the rural dwellers especially farmers and other small business holders in the host communities.
The project cost was estimated at N431, 538, 058.23.
The minister said the erosion control project in Ganye LGA and the reconstruction of Jada Water Works System projects were approved in the second quarter of 2017.
Adewole also commissioned the Ganye-Yelwa Erosion Control project and 11 kilometres road project in the state.
He said the project would address the devastating effects of erosion, flood and water supply challenges in the communities.