BABA Company to boost water and sanitation
The BABA Drilling and Exploration Company has vowed to boost good water supply and sanitized procedures of international standards in Sierra Leone.
This disclosure was made at the launching of their office at Wilkinson Road in Freetown on 24 November 2015.
The company started operations in India before it rolled out to some African countries with Sierra Leone as the first West African to operate in.
Addressing the gathering at the ceremony, the Managing Director of BABA Company, Mr. Shashi Kumar, said the company is in Sierra Leone to help in the technology aspect of water supply by ensuring good water supply that has gone through hygienic procedures for the use of the citizens.
He explained that there are diseases like typhoid and cholera that are acquired as a result of unhygienic water consumed by people, adding that his company is here to solve such problems.
He further stated that his company will also create job opportunities to help Sierra Leoneans and help in providing good water supply.
He noted that Sierra Leoneans should embrace them to make them feel at home as his company has fulfilled all the necessary criteria to start operations in the country.
In his comments, the Mayor of the Freetown City Council, His Worship Franklyn Bode Gibson, said he is happy for the establishment of such a company in Sierra Leone because water is a basic necessity of life and its shortage and poor supply is not good for any country .
He said Sierra Leone as a country should encourage people who are bringing development to the country.
In his remarks, the Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Momodu Maligie, said as a Ministry they are happy for companies like BABA as they are coming to help in the aspect of water it hygiene.
He called on Sierra Leoneans to open their hands and hearts to them and encourage them to work in the interest of the people of this country.
By Sedia Gberie
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