By Ushang Ewa
Following the supply of colored water to residents in Calabar, the Cross River State capital by its public owned Water Board Limited (CRSWBL), CrossRiverWatch has obtained a video where the Managing Director, Dr. Godwin Igile cautioned against tagging water as unfit unless it is tested.
Mr. Igile had argued that unless there was scientific prove to show that the pH, microbial load as well as conductivity, among others were not in the normal range, no one should say the water supplied by water board was unfit for use.
Mr. Igile told the hosts of topical issues program; ‘The Dialogue With Agba Jalingo‘ on Hit FM where he blamed a similar incident which occurred in 2017 on the failure of a staff to open a major exit pipe in its network after it had flushed the storage tank.
About a fortnight later, Mr. Igile who described the incident as “a one off,” was biting his words as he blamed the supply of colored water on the same thing which left residents wondering why the company did not warn them first.
Watch the video below…
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