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Association tasks Kaduna on improving water supply, SURWASH services

Nasir el-Rufai

Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), a non-governmental organisation, has called on the Kaduna State Government to improve water supply in parts of the state. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State It also called for an improved Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) services in the state. The Kaduna Coordinator of NEWSAN, Rev. Kuzasuwat Peter, made ...

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Climate change: Group walks 5km to sensitise Kaduna community

Nasir el-Rufai

An NGO, Extinction Rebellion (XR), on Saturday, November 6, 2021, led a 5Km walk to sensitise residents of Barnawa community in Kaduna, on the effects of climate change, Gloria Bulus, XR Kaduna Coordinator, has said. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State Bulus said the walk, tagged: ”Fossil fuel leave it in the ground”, was to commemorate the 26th United Nations climate ...

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COVID-19: Kaduna makes vaccinations, facemasks, mandatory from Oct. 31

Nasir el-Rufai

Adherence to COVID-19 protocols of vaccination and wearing of facemasks would be compulsory as from October 31, 2021, for anyone wishing access to any government office, the Kaduna State Government has said. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State A statement conveying the directive, issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communications to the Governor, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, on Tuesday, ...

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World Bank project to support fuel wood plantations in Kaduna communities

Nasir el-Rufai

The World Bank-supported Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) says it will support the development of fuel wood plantations in rural communities of Kaduna State. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State The Project Coordinator, Mr Jibril Dahiru, stated this on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at a community sensitisation and advocacy on solid waste management, land degradation and plantation at ...

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Investors commit N10bn to waste management in Kaduna

Nasir el-Rufai

The Kaduna State Government has handed over waste management in the state to three investors, who are committing N10 billion to the project. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State Mr Yusuf Othman, the Director of Environment,  Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, made this known in an interview in Kaura, Kaduna State. Othman, who spoke on the sideline of a ...

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Climate change yet to make sense to many people, says Kaduna ministry official

NEWMAP forum

Director of Environment, Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Muazu Usman, said it was worrisome that people still feigned ignorance of the hazards of climate change on the environment. Participants at the NEWMAP forum Usman spoke on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 in Kaduna during a sensitisation workshop for students, civil society organisations and community leaders, organised by ...

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Group mobilises stakeholders to plant over 6m trees in Kaduna

Tree planting

The Aid Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), says it’s  mobilising relevant stakeholders to plant over six million trees in Kaduna State. Tree planting Mr Emmanuel Bonet, Executive Director of the Foundation, said this on the sideline of a one-day engagement with relevant stakeholders in Kaduna on Friday, July 16, 2021. Bonet said that the initiative was under a project tagged, ...

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Govt urges Kaduna residents to own, drive clean Nigeria campaign

Nasir el-Rufai

The Federal Government has urged residents of Kaduna State to own and drive the Clean Nigeria campaign in their respective communities, to stop open defecation. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State Mr Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources, made the call on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the inauguration of “Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet Campaign” and the National Youth ...

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World Environment Day: Kaduna to plant 1.2m trees

Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna State Government has pledged to plant 1.2 million trees within the year in an effort to tackle climate change. Mr Ibrahim Husseini, Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, stated this on Friday, June 4, 2021 while inaugurating a tree planting campaign ahead of the World Environment Day in Kaduna, the state capital. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State According ...

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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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