Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority
Benin-Owena River Basin Authority
Km 24, Benin Sapele Rd, Obayantor, Benin City
28 Sep 2022

Flow Measurements and Bathymetry Survey at Ayede Dam, Ekiti State.

The Head of Hydrology Department and the senior Scientific Officer went to Ayede by the directive of the Managing Director of BORBDA- Engr. Saliu O. Ahmed. The purpose of the visit was to carry out stream flow measurement and bathymetry survey of the Ayede Dam with the prime purpose of establishing the current reservoir capacity and recharge rate of the Ayede Dam in Ekiti State. It's a small Dam with the height of 13 meters, crest length of 326, and a reservoir capacity of 1.5mcm at completion in 1979. Over the years, siltation has set in which necessitated the need...

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15 Sep 2022

OUT GROWER FARMERS’ VISIT TO AYEDE IRRIGATION PROJECT 14/09/2022

The Area Office Manager Ekiti, Mr Rufus O. Fagbuyiro on 14th September 2022, mobilized forty participants from Ekiti state. The project manager and a junior agronomist of FMS Farms, Mr Isaac Familoni and Miss Adeze took all participants on guided tour on the farms. Lush flourishing varieties of crops such as red cabbage, kale vegetables, local & mikable onions, ordinary cabbage, special pepper and tomatoes were seen. There was a standby vehicle to evacuate these farm produce to sales points. Speaking, Mr Familoni said Ayede farm is an arm of FMS mother farms at Iyemero. He said, their management decided...

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08 Sep 2022

Inauguration of BORBDA SERVICOM Unit

The head of Servicom Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Dorcas Arekhamhe was at the Authority headquarters (Benin-Owena River BAsin Development Authority) on Wednesday 7th of September, 2022. to supervise the inauguration of the new BORBDA Servicom unit members. The officers and their portfolios are as follows: 1 Focal Officer Arc. Iji Kelvin 2 Charter Desk Officer Nwabuoku Ibeabuchi Arnold. 3 Customer Relations /Complaints Desk Officer 1 Alake Bayo 4 Customer Relations /Complaints Desk Officer 2 Braimah Nana 5 Innovation Desk Officer 1 Okonofua Stella 6 Innovation Desk Officer 2 Nowamagbe Martins 7 Service improvement desk Officer Bakare Abiola Oluwakemi...

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02 Sep 2022

Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority sets up five farms to support agriculture

The Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority (BORBDA) has set up integrated farms in five locations in Edo State in line with the agriculture support initiative of the President Muhammadu Buhari government. The farm settlements, or Songhai model, are located at Obayantor, Benin City, Auchi, Okpe in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, and Uneme Nekhua, also in Akoko Edo Local Government Area. The Managing Director of the River Basin Authority, Saliu Osifuemhe Ahmed, stated this at Auchi, Etsako West Local Government area of Edo State while declaring open a training programme for youths. The theme of the event was: “Graduate Empowerment...

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24 Aug 2022

FMS FARM PROJECT AT AYEDE

The Managing Directorof Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority in company of the Gov.-Elect of Ekiti State, Senator Adetunmbi Ayodeji and Mrs Bunmi Akingba(the CEO, FMS Farm Ltd) was on a visit to the Farmer Outgrower project at Ayede in Ekiti State.

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17 Aug 2022

Visit of the the Director RBOI,Mr AJ Ochigbo and his team to Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority’s Headquarters.

Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority (BORBDA) hosted a 3 days visit (25th-28 July 2022) from the Director, River Basin Operations and Inspectorate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Mr John Ochigbo), accompanied by - Mr. O. N. Ibrahim - Director, Legal Services, Mr. A. D. Etu -Deputy Director, Audit Mr. F. Coker - Deputy Director, Accounts Mrs. Salamatu Mohammed- Deputy Director, Appointment, Promotion and Discipline Madam Uju- Chief Admin Officer, Gender and Human Right and Mr. M.O. Akinwale- Head of Admin, Office of the Permanent Secretary. The MD Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority Engr. Saliu O. Ahmed and...

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17 Aug 2022

Illah Irrigation Project (Rice Farm)

Illah is a small, calm and beautiful, town located on the bank of the River Niger, in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State of Nigeria. It is situated on a table-land, some twenty-five kilometres north of Asaba, the State capital. Illah is one of the Ibo-speaking towns in Delta State, whose people belong to the ethnic group that has come to identify themselves as the Anioma people. Illah has as her immediate neighbours, Ebu to the North, Asaba and Ugbolu to the South, Akwukwu-Igbo to the West and the majestic River Niger to the East. covers a total of...

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