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,
“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.