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Four new LGAs declared open defecation-free

The National Task Group on Sanitation on Wednesday declared Four new Local Government Areas open defecation free, having met requirements in the Open Defecation Free (ODF) Protocol. The Local Government Areas are; Nsit Atai in Akwa Ibom State, Gagarawa and Kiyawa of Jigawa State, and Agatu in Benue State. At the monthly meeting of the
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The scourge of open defecation in Nigeria: Need for immediate and urgent intervention

RECENTLY, and indeed in  times past, Nigeria had led global demographics in open defecation. The blight of open defecation has, among the issues plaguing the nation, put Nigeria in negative limelight in world polity. Therefore, in this edition, I shall discuss the spate of open defecation in Nigeria as well as the adverse health implications of this unwholesome act, and possible solutions to ensure its complete eradication in Nigeria as a whole.

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