23 October 2012

Nigeria: Wassa Village Laments Lack of School, Water

Wassa community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) last Thursday appealed to the FCT Universal Basic Education Board and the Abuja Municipal Area Council Chairman, Micah Y. Jiba to establish primary and secondary schools in the area.

The village head, Chief Danjuma Kopa expressed worry that the community lacks a school and children trek distances to attend school at Takushara community.He also complained that the community does not have potable source of water, adding that residents fetch water from a pond in the area.

In the area of health, Chief Danjuma said the entire community lacks a primary health centre to cater for the health needs of the people.According to him, sick persons usually go all the way to Kabusa health centre to seek medical attention.

"The road leading to this community from Apo is in a bad state. We suffer a lot whenever we are going out or coming into this village," he said.He said that they pay as much as N300 to transport on motorcycles from the village to Apo due to the bad state of the road.

The village head appealed to the contractor handling the road project from Apo to Karshi to urgently finish it so as to give the community easy access to the city centre.

Chief Danjuma also called on the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Micah Y. Jiba to provide the needed social amenities for the community to make life better for them.

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