No number of boreholes or wells in a community can cause earthquake — Prof Biodun

Prof Biodun Badmus, a lecturer at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has said that drilling many boreholes or wells in a specific area cannot cause earthquake.

Prof Badmus this statement at the celebration of the Association of Water-Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners’ 10th anniversary and inauguration of the Ogun State executives in Abeokuta.

According to the Prof, available data showed that drilling boreholes had nothing to do with earthquakes.

However, he said failure to get water after digging boreholes happes due to the lack of adequate geographical surveys.

The President of the association, Mike Ale, who was represented by Ayo Opeyemi, urged all members of the association to continue to act professionally.

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