The Nigeria federal ministry of water resources in its determination to sustain access to potable water and sanitation and to end open defecation has engaged youths in fighting against the menace through the launch of the YOUTHWASH Strategic Pogramme.
The document was unveiled by the minister, Engr. Suleiman Adamu at the NYSC orientation camp in Abuja, where he informed that the programme was designed to mobilise corps members in particular and youths at all levels to engage in the development of the WASH sector towards social and economic prosperity of the nation.
He said “water, sanitation and hygiene are not just about specific persons or places, but cut across phases of life including young and old.”
“As it is, the ministry is intensifying efforts to attain Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6:1 and 6:2 target in order to achieve universal and equitable access to safely managed drinking water and services for all,” he added.Follow us on social media