Group seeks state of emergency on water crisis as Nigeria celebrates WWD
Am international non-profit organisation, WaterAid Nigeria, has called for a state of emergency and a presidential taskforce to deliver potable water and sanitation to Nigerians. The group made the call during the commemoration of World Water Day (WWD) yesterday with focus on the importance of water. This year’s theme: Nature For Water, explores natural…
Nigeria still lagging behind in provision of water, sanitation
Thirty-three per cent (about 60 million) of people in Nigeria are currently living without adequate access to water; 67 per cent (over 120 million people) do not have a decent toilet and 26 per cent (about 47 million people) practice open defecation, according to a new report by international charity, WaterAid.