A bill that was passed to the governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello by Niger State House of Assembly was approved.
The project of creating a water and Sewage Corporation is to ensure access to clean water to the residents and to have an integrated and developed water system in Niger State.
Accoding to the Commissioner,
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“The establishment of an independent, autonomous and commercially viable utility that ensures efficient and sustainable delivery of safe, clean drinking water to the people, ”
The creation of the Niger State Water and Sewage Corporation is the climax of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored Effective Water Sanitation and Hygiene (E-WASH) program that ensures the distribution and access of clean water to a hundred and fifty thousand households in six states in Nigeria which also includes Niger.