Still a long walk to environment without open defecation
“PAY for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian for practising open defecation.
Nigeria needs 2million toilets yearly to exit open defecation – UNICEF Specialist
About 24 percent of Nigeria’s population, which is put at 47 million people, according to the 2018 Water Sanitation and Hygiene National Outcome Routine Mapping (WASH NORM) survey, practise open defecation. It has also been revealed that Nigeria ranks second amongst countries practising open defecation globally.
Furore over achieving open defecation free environment in Nigeria by 2025
“Pay for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian newspaper for practicing open defecation. Abdul is a motor boy that fled his home when herdsmen attacked his village. He found succour on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, now turned trailer park.
Ogun reads riot act on open defecation
Ogun State government has issued a stern warning to henceforth arrest and prosecute open defecation offenders across the state.
New lease on life for natives as Kano community becomes open-defecation-free
In Yammawah Kafawa, a fulani community in Dambata Local Government Area, of Kano State, there is no electricity for the children to watch Disney World or African Magic on television.
UNICEF canvasses FG’s action on open defecation
Following reports that Nigeria is the second largest number of people defecating in the open globally and has the largest number in Africa, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged the federal Government to take urgent action to implement open defecation roadmap and initiate law to promote sanitation in the country. UNICEF Chief WASH…