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Council Wants FG to Increase Sanitation, Hygiene Funding

Council Wants FG to Increase Sanitation, Hygiene Funding

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The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) Nigeria has called on all tiers of government to make adequate budgetary provision for water and sanitation projects. Dr Priscilla Achakpa, WSSCC National Coordinator, stated this in an interview with journalist on Friday in Abuja. She said that Nigeria would reduce its disease burden through improved access to potable water and basic sanitation through a deliberate and sustained funding. “The issues of sanitation and hygiene had never really gotten the attention of the ministry, most of the time, when it comes to appropriation, there is nothing that is really appropriated for sanitation and hygiene. ‘’I hope moving forward, as they are doing the appropriation, the civil society and all other partners, including the