Benin Owena River Basin Authority to construct a dam in Etsako West LGA

The Managing Director,   Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority, Engr. Saliu Ahmed, said the authority has concluded plan for the construction of a dam in Auchi aimed at boosting irrigation farming in the area. Engr. Ahmed  said  this yesterday at Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, during a courtesy call on the  Otaru of Auchi. He said irrigation remained the only way to ensure all year round farming  of crops for both domestic consumption and export According to him, the medium term strategy of Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority was to continually increase the arable land...

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