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NYSC embarks on monthly environmental sanitation in Niger

By George George Idowu and Agency Report

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), in Niger has embarked on monthly environmental sanitation to ensure a sustainable and healthy environment for residents.

Mrs Olayinka Abdulwahab, Coordinator of NYSC in Niger, disclosed this at the launch of the sanitation in Kpakungu community in Minna on Saturday.

She explained that during the NYSC Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) in communities, the scheme realised that most ill health cases treated were due to poor environmental sanitation.

“Due to our experience during our HIRD initiative programme, the management of NYSC introduced the environment sanitation based on what was observed.

“Some of the diseases treated were caused by lack of people not maintaining good hygiene, so we will be doing this sanitation monthly to spur people to also keep their environment clean,” she said.

Abdulwahab added that the environmental sanitation would help reduce diseases caused by poor sanitation in communities across the state.

According to her, the sanitation has been approved by the director general of NYSC as a pay back to the society on the need for people to clean their environment.

She called on residents to maintain good sanitation and take care of their health, adding that the sanitation was ongoing simutensouly across local governments areas of the state.

The NYSC coordinator appreciated the Niger government for its support to the scheme and ensuring welfare of corps member posted to the state.

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