The Minister of Water Resources, Engr Suleiman Adamu, has said it is ignorant and unpatriotic Nigerians who are criticizing the National Water Resources Bill before the National Assembly and misleading others.
Adamu stated this during a press conference at the Ministry’s headquarters, where he said some Nigerians are deliberately misinforming and misleading others about the provisions of the Bill, whereby inciting them against the Bill, because they have failed to understand the provisions of the Bill which is in the interest of Nigerians.
According to him, those opposing the Bill are people who are mining water without paying the necessary taxes and licensing fees at the detriment of other Nigerians.
He added that some do not want to read the Bill because they do not believe in the Buhari-led administration.
Stressing that the bill is being done by Nigerian experts including those from the southern part of the country.