By Adelola Amihere
Worried by the lack of clean Safe water in the Niger Delta region as well as the health implications its consumption potends, a firm, Safewater Energy and Environmental Restoration Ltd, SWEER, says it is set to provide communities in the region with clean drinking water using its sophisticated technology that is environment friendly.
Safewater Energy & Environment Restoration Ltd specializes in Drinking Water Purification, Disaster Recovery, Environmental Restoration, Rural Electrification, Network/Internet Solutions, and Drones & Logistics Management.
The Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CEO, SWEER, Dr Thaddaeus Thompson explained that SWEER is passionately concerned about the health of especially pregnant women, children, young people and the aged in the region adding that “we want them to have a sense of belonging and live healthy and productive lives free of water borne diseases.
According to him “Communities in the Niger Delta region have suffered lack of access to clean drinking water since 1956 after the discovery of oil in commercial quantity, which the expectation was high that the proceeds from the Niger Delta region would be used to transform their lives being the geese that lay the golden eggs, but the reverse remains the case.
“The people have been suffering to access clean drinking water for almost 70 years. Despite efforts made by several governments at the federal, state and local government levels no clean drinking water has been provided for over 90 per cent of the people in the Niger Delta region.
“As a responsible and concerned company, Safewater Energy and Environmental Restoration, SWEER, has deemed it necessary to move into the region to provide clean drinking water with modern technology that is unusual for the communities who are without clean drinking water.
While shedding some light on the modalities for the water project ,the SWEER CEO disclosed that plans have already been perfected to begin the project with its partners soon.
“The water project is going to be affordable by all people in the region as we are going to subsidise it for every family and individuals to have access to it. We don’t want to sit down with the technology and watch an estimated 124,000 children under the age of 5 die annually as a result of consuming unsafe water including poor sanitation”, he said.