Water resources minister returns, promises consolidation


Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, has pledged to re-position the ministry’s roadmap, geared toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) six for quality water and sanitation in the country.

Adamu gave the pledge when addressing member of staff as he resumed office at the ministry in Abuja.

Adamu said re-positioning was critical as the roadmap was  expected to give direction to water quality in the country.

With 2019 Annual Work Plan to achieve SDGs six, a Technical Committee to develop the Water Quality Management Roadmap was set up.

I want to assure you that I will put the Federal Ministry of Water Resources back on the roadmap.

“We are going to reposition the ministry on the roadmap through our collective efforts.

” I am result oriented and I just want to see results, so I will urge you all to put more efforts in your duties.

“I also want to assure you that every department in the ministry will be given a fair hearing. I will maintain an open door policy,” he said.

Staff of the water resources ministry took to the official twitter handle to express joy on the return of Engineer Suleiman.

Suleiman Adamu, is from Jigawa.

He was born on April 19, 1963 and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in 1984 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Masters from University of Reading, UK.

Adamu was the Managing Director of Integrated Engineering Associates (IEA), a leading firm of civil/ structural, electrical, mechanical, and environmental engineering consultancy based in Kaduna, before his appointment as the immediate past Minister of Water Resources.