The cost implication of making Nigeria open defecation free by 2025 is estimated at N959bn according to the national roadmap to end the menace, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday.
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, announced this at the first public lecture on ‘Stop Open Defecation’, organised by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Abuja.
He said “The cost covers the hardware component of construction of household, institutional and public sanitation facilities, as well as the software component of mobilisation, advocacy and campaign.
“Households are expected to bear most of the cost, estimated at over N720bn. Read more