Namwela residents will access clean drinking water by January next year, Governor Lusaka has said.

Speaking this evening in Namwela market, the Bungoma County Government boss noted that the Ng’oli Phase One and Phase Two Water Projects would produce on average 250,000 litres a day, benefitting more than 5,000 people.

“It will be a solar-powered plant, saving us from outages and electricity costs,” he said. “Work on the Chwele-Lwakhakha road has also started. This will open up this area for more business.”

Governor Lusaka was speaking during a fundraiser for Namwela Amani JuaKali Sacco, where he gave a personal contribution of Sh200,000