Open Defecation campaign takes stock, unveils more initiative



Water Minister Suleiman Adamu will be taking stock of the Clean : Use the toilet Campaign as the ministry recognizes open-defecation-free LGAs, and launches a private sector initiative in the sector November 26.

The campaign, just a year old, has mobilized high-level political support, and the entire populace towards building a new of safe and sustainable sanitation.

Its first anniversary will unveil the Organised Private Sector in Water Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH) “Flushit” Initiative, according to a statement by the ministry’s Director of Kenechukwu Offie.

On display, too, will be cutting-edge sanitation technologies and services as parts of the major highlights of the .

“There will also be investiture of Ambassadors for “Clean : Use the Toilet Campaign. State will also be decorated as Open Defecation Free (ODF) Champions,” Offie noted in the statement.

targets the year 2025 to end the menace of open defecation across the nation with efforts at the federal, state, and levels.

Muhammadu Buhari, represented by V.P. Yemi , launched the campaign in Abuja November 19 last year.

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