The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev says, he would operate an open door policy in line with the the present Administration’s Renewed Hope agenda to make Water available and also ensure effective Sanitation for all Nigerians.
Prof. Utsev stated this when he assumed duty alongside the Minister of State for Water Resources and Sanitation, Mr. Bello Goronyo at the Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation in Abuja.
Prof. Utsev while assuring the Management, Union Leaders and Staff of the Ministry of his commitment to ethical values and creating a conducive environment for effective service delivery said, they would settle down immediately to administer the mandate of President Bola Tinubu to improve the Economy of the country.
The Minister of State for Water Resources and Sanitation, Mr. Bello Goronyo on his part, pledged to work hand-in-hand with the Minister and all Staff of the Ministry to provide sustainable Water supply for Citizens.
The Permanent Secretary, Dame Didi Walson-Jack earlier while handing over affairs of the Ministry to the new Ministers, promised them the support by Staff towards achieving a more viable Water and Sanitation sector for the nation.
The Permanent Secretary emphasized their potentials to foster innovation and collaboration that will enhance transformative changes within the Ministry.She recognized the Ministry’s dedicated team and reinforced their commitment to working closely with both the Honourable Minister and Honourable Minister of State.
She provided an overview of the Ministry’s structure, which includes six technical departments, eleven support Departments and Units, twelve River Basin Development Authorities, and three Agencies. These entities collaborate to implement governmental policies, projects, and programs that ensure sustainable access to water and sanitation for all Nigerians.
The highpoint of the assumption of office ceremony was the presentation of handover notes to both Honourable Ministers.