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Over 8m Lagosians lack access to clean water – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos International Water Conference

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 said that over 8 million people summing up 60 per cent of people living in the state lack access to clean water. L-R: Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; and Executive Secretary, Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LASWARCO), Mrs Funke ...

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Kano declares state of emergency on open defecation

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government has declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) so as to end open defecation, the Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, has announced. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State A statement signed by Mr Sanusi Kofarnaisa, the ministry’s public relations officer, which disclosed this on Sunday, June 20, 2021, quoted the state governor, ...

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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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46 million Nigerians lack access to toilet, says minister

Ministry of Water Resources

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu has said that 46 million Nigerians do not have access to toilet. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu Adamu disclosed this at the flag-off ceremony of the “Clean Nigeria” campaign and launch of the National Youth Volunteer Programme (NYVP) on COVID-19 prevention in Jigawa, on Thursday, June 10, 2021. “Statistically, WASH ...

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WaterAid, institute partner to deliver equitable sustainable sanitation

Evelyn Mere

WaterAid Nigeria and the National Water Resources Institute (NWRI) have signed a three-year partnership to deliver equitable sustainable total sanitation at scale in Nigeria. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director The partnership will combine the water, sanitation, and hygiene expertise of WaterAid and the training expertise of the NWRI to improve and systemically support sector capacity for sanitation programme design ...

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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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Nigerians spent N3.3trn on water, others in 2019 – Report

Ministry of Water Resources

Households in Nigeria spent up to N3.3 trillion on water, sanitation and hygiene in 2019, a NBS/UNICEF 2019 WASH -NORM II survey report says. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu This was revealed in a statement issued on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Abuja, by Mr Sunday Ichedi, Head, Public Affairs and International Relations Unit of National Bureau of ...

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Forum kicks-off process to assist in mobilising water and sanitation investments in Africa

Jakaya Kikwete

The Development of the AIP Water Investment Scorecard, which will assist in mobilising water and sanitation investments in Africa through political commitment at the highest level in Africa, was formally initiated during a recent online event. Mr Jakaya Kikwete, former President of Tanzania, as well as Chair of Global Water Partnership Southern Africa The event was hosted by President Jakaya ...

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Nestlé commissions third water and sanitation facility in Ogun

Nestlé

Nestlé has commissioned an additional water and sanitation project at Salvation Army School 2, Edu, Agbara in Ogun State to provide access to clean and safe drinking water and sanitation for over 1,000 more people including educators, learners and families within the community. Pupils of Salvation Army School 2, Edu, Agbara in Ogun State using the water facility at their ...

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Ikpeazu signs Abia water bill into law

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 signed the Abia State Water Bill into law to facilitate the  state government efforts in  providing  affordable potable water to all households in the state. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State Speaking during the ceremony at the Government House, Umuahia, Ikpeazu described water as a very critical element which played ...

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