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GOVERNOR IHEDIOHA

Sun, 03/14/2021 - 21:54

U.S.-Agency for International Development (USAID) and Effective Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services (USAID E-WASH) have continued to partner  with the Imo State Water and Sewage Corporation on improved services delivery.

In a strategic planning workshop held in Owerri, it was disclosed that the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  launched a new urban water and sanitation activity that will provide 500,000 families in six states access to a reliable supply of clean, piped water, to the benefit of three million Nigerians.

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NIGERIA JOINS GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO ADVOCATE FOR “TOILETS FOR ALL”

Sun, 03/14/2021 - 21:53

Are you aware that one gram of fecal matter contains up to 10 million viruses, a million bacteria, and 1,000 parasitic cysts?  Contamination from feces is a primary cause of cholera, and typhoid in Nigeria.

USAID joins Nigeria in advocating for clean toilets for all in commemoration of World Toilet Day under this year’s theme “leaving no one behind.”   

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IMO STATE GOVERNOR HOPE UZODINMA MEETS WITH DONOR AGENCIES IN THE STATE

Sun, 03/14/2021 - 21:48

His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodimma, on Jan 28th 2020, met with the permanent secretaries and Heads of Agencies, together with the Donor Partners Intervening in the State. This is to ascertain the level of donor partnership in the state, understand the level of implementation of each donor funded activity as well as use the outcome to determine the state priority areas in counterpart funding.

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IMO STATE DESERVES PORTABLE DRINKING WATER

Sun, 03/14/2021 - 21:09

"Water water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink"

The title of this piece was culled from a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

It succinctly describes what is happening in our dearest Imo State.

Why is our tap dry in the state?

I remember the Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti's song "water no get enemy"

Who is afraid of providing clean potable drinking water for Imo citizens.? What happened to our Ministry of Water resources? Renamed Public Utility and Rural Development under Ohakim led Administration. 

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HAPPY WORLD MENSTRUATION DAY TO ALL THE LADIES IN THE HOUSE

Sun, 03/14/2021 - 21:05

Every May 28, nonprofits, government agencies, the private sector, the media, and individuals come together to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) and advocate for the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM). This year, MH Day recognizes that periods do not stop for pandemics and will continue to drive home the idea It's Time for Action.

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