...Health info at your doorstep

Tag: How 740 Pupils Share 2 Toilets in Nasarawa School

How 740 Pupils Share 2 Toilets in Nasarawa School

How 740 Pupils Share 2 Toilets in Nasarawa School

NEWS
The health of pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State is in danger as more than 740 of them share only two toilets. Mr Akwe Omadefu, the Headmaster of the school made the revelation in Nyanya-Gwandara when a team of officials of the Network of Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) visited the school, as part of their activities to commemorate the 2018 Menstrual Hygiene Management Day.  He said that the dearth of toilets and a perimeter fence around the school had negatively affected school attendance and pupils’ enrolment. “You can see the surroundings; the school is not fenced and we have been trying all we can to make the state government to come to our aid and fence the school. “When this done, we will be able to control the movement of pupils in the school. This is