Open Defecation Free
About 3,000 communities in 10 councils of Benue and Cross River states have been certified Open Defecation-Free (ODF) through improvement on access to basic sanitation facilities.
6 Feb 2020
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has solicited the support of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Nigeria chapter, to achieve an Open Defecation-Free
25 Mar 2019
The Cross River Government is looking forward to achieving Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the State by 2023. The Director-General of Rural, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSSA), Mr Ita Ikpeme, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. Ikpeme,…
6 Jan 2019
Another troubling measure of our country’s inability to decisively grapple with its developmental challenges is its citizens’ perennial poor access to decent toilets.
26 Nov 2018
Iqued that Nigeria may soon come tops in the global ranking on open defecation with 120 million people lacking decent toilets, the Federal Government has launched a strategic document for the Open Defecation Free (ODF) Campaign plan. The ODF campaign plan launched during the 25th edition of the National Council on Water Resources in Abuja is…
4 Aug 2018
Incessant communal conflicts in Cross River State are threatening the sustainability of the Open Defecation Free (ODF) free status achieved by some council in the state through the intervention of UNICEF.
23 Apr 2018
The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources says it had developed a strategic document to ensure that the country attains an Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by 2025. The Permanent Secretary, Dr Musa Ibrahim said this on Monday in Calabar during declaration of Bekwarra Local Government Area (LGA) as ODF. Ibrahim added…