FG begins implementation of plan to provide water for all
Onyirioha Nnamdi|March. 26, 2019
- The federal government is to begin the provision of hygienic water for all Nigerians
- This was revealed on Monday, March 25, in Abuja by the minister of resources, Suleiman H. Adamu
- Adamu said that the ministry had established coordination offices across the nation to facilitate the action plan implementation
The federal government Monday, March 25, promised it will do its utmost to ensure that there is drinkable water for all Nigerians.
Speaking in Abuja, Suleiman H. Adamu, the minister of water resources said that President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2018 declared a state of emergency in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) sector, Daily Trust reports.
Adamu said that this was because of the low access levels of water, sanitation and hygiene services and the attendant water-borne diseases in several parts of Nigeria.
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The minister said the ministry had established coordination offices across the nation to facilitate the action plan implementation and prompt state governments to utilise the establishment.
This was revealed by the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, following the federal executive council meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, March 13.