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Govt declares four more LGAs open defecation-free

Ministry of Water Resources

Federal Ministry of Water Resources has declared four additional local government areas (LGAs) open defecation free, having met the requirements slated in the ODF protocol for hygiene promotion. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu The LGAs are: Ganjuwa in Bauchi State, Machina in Yobe State as well as Giwa and Kaura in Kaduna State, making it 61 out of ...

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Ministry sensitises stakeholders on National Water Master Plan review

Ministry of Water Resources

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources on Thursday, April 8, 2021 sensitised stakeholders on the review of the National Water Resources Master Plan. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, represented by Alace Ojowu, Director, Water Resources, Planning and Tecnical Support Services in the ministry, stated this at the inauguration of the stakeholders’ ...

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Reps task ministries on elimination of open defection

Nigeria National Assembly Complex

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Ministries of Health and Water Resources to prioritise rural water and sanitation projects to ensure that an Open Defecation Free (ODF) society is achieved. The Nigeria National Assembly Complex, Abuja The lawmakers said that the ministries should  work in conjunction with relevant development partners to ensure potable water and functional toilet ...

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Govt urges states to prioritise investment in water sector

Water Resources Minister, Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has underscored the need for state governments to prioritise investment in the water sector, to achieve targets. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, was conferred the Fellowship of the Nigerian Institution of Water Engineers Adamu gave the advice at investiture ceremony of Mrs Chinwe Igwegbe, the 6th National Chairman of the Nigerian ...

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Plans to reintroduce water bill disrespectful to Nigerians, say campaigners

National Water Resources Bill

The determination of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources to reintroduce the National Water Bill is disrespectful to the wishes of Nigerians who have called for it to be trashed, civil society operatives have said. L-R: Akinbode Oluwafemi, CAPPA Executive Director; Comrade Musa Ukpo, Acting Gen-Sec of AUPCTRE; Aderonke Ige, Associate Director CAPPA; and Comrade Benjamin Anthony, AUPCTRE National President ...

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No hidden agenda on National Water Resources Bill, says govt

National Water Bill

The Federal Government says, contrary to the position of some critics, it has no hidden agenda by pursuing the National Water Resources Bill 2020 before the National Assembly. L-R: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Ekaro Comfort; Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and ...

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OPS begins $100m donation to water, sanitation interventions

Suleiman Adamu

The Organised Private Sector on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH) has started contributing toward donating $100 million for water and sanitation interventions in the country. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Stakeholders at an OPS-WASH webinar on Thursday, August 27, 2020 said creating an enabling environment for the sector to participate would help to change the narrative of poor sanitation ...

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Why Water Resources Ministry should be given rightful premium


An open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari highlights reasons why the Ministry of Water Resources should not be merged    Dear Mr. President, I consider this write-up a rare privilege to express my gratitude for your emergence as the President of this great nation. To top the gladness, your strong intent that craves for uncommon changes in every sector is ...

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